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    Brand Name: HERPERAX

    Generic Name: Acyclovir

    Herperax (Acyclovir) is an antiviral drug prescribed to treat infections such as chickenpox, genital herpes, shingles and cold sores, which are caused by herpes viruses. It decreases the growth and spread of herpes virus in the body and helps faster healing of sores. Herperax eye ointment is used to treat viral eye infections caused by herpes simplex viruses. Herperax is available as tablet, topical cream and eye ointment forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Bio-equivalent drugs for Herperax are Acyclovir, Herpex, Ocuvir-DT and Ocuvir
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What is Herperax used for?

Herperax (Acyclovir) is an antiviral drug prescribed to treat infections such as chickenpox, genital herpes, shingles and cold sores, which are caused by herpes viruses. It decreases the growth and spread of herpes virus in the body and helps faster healing of sores. Herperax eye ointment is used to treat viral eye infections caused by herpes simplex viruses. Herperax is available as tablet, topical cream and eye ointment forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Herperax?

The dosage of Herperax prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician?s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Herperax tablet with a full glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medication.

Apply Herperax cream liberally onto the affected area. Do not use this medication in the eyes.

Apply a thin line of Herperax eye ointment along the inside of the lower eye lid. Wash your hands before and after use.

What if you miss a dose of Herperax?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Herperax medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Herperax?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Herperax, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Herperax?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Herperax.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Herperax, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Herperax can interact with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Herperax?

Like other medicines, Herperax can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Herperax are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Herperax cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Herperax develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Herperax tablet can cause side effects such as dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and swelling in your hands or feet.

Herperax cream can cause side effects such as cracked/dry lips, burning, and stinging.

Herperax eye ointment can cause side effects such as stinging, increased sensitivity to light, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Herperax.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Herperax?

Is it possible for me to use Herperax with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Herperax?
What are the possible drug interactions of Herperax?
How will Herperax work in my body?
How should Herperax be used?
How to reduce the risk of Herperax drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Herperax is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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