Accrivir 200 mg tablet: Uses, side effects and dosage

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Manufacturer: Sivling technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Trade name: Accrivir

Strength: 200 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Acyclovir

Category: Antiviral drug

Pregnancy category: Acyclovir belongs to FDA pregnancy category B.

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Uses: Accrivir 200 mg tablet is used to treat infections caused by herpes virus such as genital herpes, cold sores (caused by herpes simplex), shingles(caused by herpes zoster), and chickenpox. It does not cure the infections. It decreases the symptoms.

How to use: Take accrivir 200 mg tablet with plenty of water. Continue taking this medication for full prescribed length of time.

Side Effects: Nausea, diarrhea, tiredness, headache, confusion, vomiting

Dosage: The dose is dependant on the infection to be treated. For herpes simplex the dose is 200 mg every four hours.

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Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: July 30th, 2015