Okavir DT 200 mg tablet

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Manufacturer: Cipla Limited

Trade name: Okavir DT

Strength: 200 mg

Type: Dispersible Tablet

Active ingredient: Acyclovir

Category: Antiviral drug

Pregnancy category: Acyclovir belongs to FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Okavir DT 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 chicken pox. It does not cure the infections. It decreases the symptoms.

How to use: Okavir DT 200 mg tabletTake 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.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: July 30th, 2015