FAMVIR tablets 125mg 10
FAMVIR tablets 125mg 10

FAMVIR tablets 125mg 10

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Contains: FAMCICLOVIR 125mg

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Why do I need this medicine?
Famciclovir is an anti-viral medicine.

It is used to treat herpes infections such as herpes zoster (shingles).

It is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases (STD) such as herpes simplex (cold sores and genital herpes).

Famciclovir helps to reduce the number of herpes viruses in your body. It does not cure herpes.

Famciclovir cannot prevent you from passing herpes to other people.

How do I take this medicine?
Take Famciclovir exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Take Famciclovir at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course. If you don't, the infection will not clear completely.

You may take Famciclovir with or without food. If you experience stomach discomfort, you may take Famciclovir after food.

What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

Famciclovir must be taken exactly as instructed by your doctor.

What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you suffer from kidney disease.

Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Famciclovir.

Famciclovir cannot prevent you from passing herpes to other people.

If you are being treated with Famciclovir for herpes, you should follow your doctor's advice on ways to prevent passing the disease to others. You should avoid sexual contact until the doctor certifies that you are cleared of the infection.

What side effects could I experience?
Famciclovir may cause dizziness. If you feel dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Famciclovir also causes headache, nausea, stomach pain, constipation, vomiting, confusion, fever and itch.

Other side effects are not common but may be serious. Alert your doctor if you develop any of these side effects:

- yellowing of the eyes and/ or skin
- allergic reactions such as swollen eyes or face and severe rash.

Can I take this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

- heart medicines such as digoxin
- medicines for reducing stomach acid such as cimetidine
- probenecid
- theophylline (for asthma)
- diuretics ("water pills" used to remove excess water)

Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.



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