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Acivex 200 Tablet DT Information

Acivex 200 Tablet DT is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Herpes, Shingles, Cold Sores. Acivex 200 Tablet DT also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Acivex 200 Tablet DT is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Acivex 200 Tablet DT as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Acivex 200 Tablet DT normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Acivex 200 Tablet DT's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Mild while nursing. Further, the section on Acivex 200 Tablet DT related warnings talks about Acivex 200 Tablet DT's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Acivex 200 Tablet DT can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Acivex 200 Tablet DT in conditions like Kidney Disease. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Acivex 200 Tablet DT contraindications section.

Besides this, Acivex 200 Tablet DT may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Acivex 200 Tablet DT is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Acivex 200 Tablet DT Benefits & Uses

Acivex 200 Tablet DT is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Acivex 200 Tablet DT Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 800 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE)
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 800 mcg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Chickenpox
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Acivex 200 Tablet DT Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Acivex 200 Tablet DT safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Acivex safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Acivex 200 Tablet DT safe during breastfeeding?


    Acivex has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acivex 200 Tablet DT on the Kidneys?


    Acivex rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acivex 200 Tablet DT on the Liver?


    Acivex is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acivex 200 Tablet DT on the Heart?


    Side effects of Acivex rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Acivex 200 Tablet DT Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acivex 200 Tablet DT unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Acivex 200 Tablet DT

  • Is this Acivex 200 Tablet DT habit forming or addictive?


    Acivex 200 Tablet DT does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Acivex 200 Tablet DT since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    There are no side effects of Acivex 200 Tablet DT, so it is safe for use.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Acivex 200 Tablet DT is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Acivex 200 Tablet DT Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Acivex 200 Tablet DT


    It is safe to take Acivex 200 Tablet DT with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Acivex 200 Tablet DT


    Taking Acivex 200 Tablet DT and alcohol together may cause some problems. If you notice any of these side effects, it is best to go to your doctor.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Acivex 200 Tablet DT

Question about 5 years ago

How does Acivex work?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Acivex contains acyclovir. It works by preventing the DNA synthesis and replication of the virus. It interferes with DNA polymerase enzyme which is essential for the virus to synthesize DNA that helps in replicating the virus. In this way Acivex ensures eradication of viral infection from the body.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Acivex cause constipation?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

No, Acivex does not cause constipation. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug, it may be due to some other medical conditions. Take precautionary methods to avoid constipation such as eating fibrous food, drink plenty of fluid, and take some laxative (Lactulose syrup).

Question over 5 years ago

What is Acivex?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Acivex is a brand name of acyclovir and it comes in different dosage forms such as a tablet, injection, and topical cream. It belongs to the class of drug known as antivirals. It is a prescription drug that is used in the treatment of infections caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) such as genital herpes and herpes labialis (cold sores). It is also used in the treatment of chickenpox and herpes zoster (shingles) which are caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

Question over 4 years ago

Does Acivex cause hair loss?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Acivex might cause hair loss (alopecia) but it occurs very rarely. This problem goes away after discontinuation of this drug. For partial hair loss, you are advised to use hair tonic and discuss with the doctor for best possible treatment to hair loss.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Acivex cause acne?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

No, Acivex does not cause acne. It has not been reported by the patient who is taking this medicine. However, if you are experiencing acne after taking this drug, this might be due to other medical conditions. You are advised to use some over the counter creams such as salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide cream.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 798-800

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zovirax® (acyclovir)



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