Acivir is indicated to the treatment of hsv simplex virus infections of the epidermis and mucous membrane, including:
- After bone marrow transplantation;
- Herpes zoster (shingles) infections;
- Initial and recurrent genital herpes suppression of recurrent Herpes simplex infections in immuno-competent patients;
- Management of severely immunocompromised;
- Namely people that have HIV disease;
- Prophylaxis of Herpes simplex infection in immunocompromised patients;
- Varicella infections (chickenpox).
Use Acivir as directed by your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions you may have about how to work with Acivir.
Store Acivir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acivir out of the reach of youngsters and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, but some people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check using your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical attention straight away if these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood inside urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a whole set of all unwanted effects which could occur. If you might have queries about unwanted effects, contact your medical provider. Call your doctor for medical health advice about negative effects.
Do NOT use Acivir if:
Some medical conditions may connect to Acivir. Tell your physician or pharmacist for those who have any health conditions, particularly if any from the following connect with you:
Some medicines may interact with Acivir. Tell your medical provider if you are taking every other medicines, especially any in the following:
This is probably not a whole set of all interactions that will occur. Ask your doctor if Acivir may talk with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your doctor before you begin, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.