Aciclovir 400 Mg Tablets

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and calculated with reterence to kidney rundon.

Elderly patients taking high doses of aciclovir orally should ensure sufficient fluid

Patients with kidney problems:

Caution should betaken ifyou have kidney problemsand taking aciclovir.

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If kidney function is severely impaired, the dose of aciclovir should not exceed 200 mg, twice daily, every twelve hours.

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If kidney function is severely impaired, the dose of aciclovir should not exceed 800 mg, twice daily, every twelve hours.

if kidney function is moderately impaired, the dose of aciclovir timesdaily,every8hours.

at your intake of fluids is

ne effect of Aciclovir Tablets is too strong or too weak, talk to your

doctor or pharmacist.

If you take more Aciclovir Tablets than you should

Goto the nearest hospital casualty department or contactyour doctor immediately. Take this leaflet or the blister pack with you so your doctor will know what you have taken. Signs of an overdose include feeling or being sckand headache and confusion.

If you forget to take Aciclovir Tablets

Take one as soon as you can, then goon as before. If you miss several doses, tell your Doctor, possiblethroughtheday.

If you stop taking Aciclovir Tablets

Take your tablets as directed and for as long as directed; do notstopthem, even ifyou feel better,as symptoms may return.

Ifyou have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. 4. Possible side effects


se side effects,although not everybody getsthem.

Serious side effects

Ifanyofthefollowinghappen.stoptakingAciclovirTabletsandtellyourdoctorimmediately or goto the casualty department at your nearest hospital.

Severe allergic reaction such as rash, itching or hives on your skin, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or other parts of your body. These are very serous side effects and are rare (may affed upto

Other side effects

Common (may affect uptol in 10 people)

•skin rashes including increased sensitivity of the skin to sun (photosensitivity)

•feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) •diarrhoea, pain in the abdomen

Rare(may affed upto • difficulty i n breathing

Very rare (may affect upto 1ii • feeling agitated or confused •shaking or tremors



aring things that are not real)

Jlack of coordination ■rdisturbingthoughtsor moods

de effects are temporary and usually occur i n patientwithkidney problems.

changes in the numberofdifferenttypeof blood cells may cause increased bruising, sore throat, nose bleeds,infections,excessive tiredness, breathlessness on exertion, orabnormal paleness

ir, yellowing of your skin and whites of your eyes (jaundice) • money proDiems wnere you pass little or no urine , kidney pain which m ' kidney failure orcrystalluria (presence of crystals in the urine).


Rarely, tests have shown increases in blood urea and creatinine level and liver fundion and components of the blood like bilirubin..

Reporting ofsideeffects

Ifyou gel any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects

the safety of this medicine 5. HowtostoreAciclovir400 mg tablets

Keep this medicine outofthe sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry expiry dale refers to the last day of that moi

Do not throwaway any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist howto throwaway medcinesyou no longer use. These measureswill help protect the environment.

5. Contents of the pack and other information

Aciclovir Tablets are available in three different strengths However, this leaflet applies only to 400 mg strength.

What Aciclovir 400 mg Tablets contain

The adive substance isAciclovir. Eachtabletcontains400 mgofAciclovir. Theofheringredientsare:

Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycollate, andcolloidalanhydroussilica.

What Aciclovir 400 mg Tablets look I ike and contents of t he pack

Aciclovir 400 mg tabletsare capsule shaped biconvex uncoated white tooff-r debossed on one side and "ACV"on the other side.

Aciclovir Tablets are available in packs of 56,60,70 and 100 tablets.

Nofall pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer

MarkefingAufhorisafion Holder:

Ranbaxy (UK) Limited 5th floor, Hyde Park, Hayes 3 11 Millington Road Hayes, UB34AZ United Kingdom


Terapa S.A 124 Fabricn Street 400632 Cluj-Napoca Cluj, Romania

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe BV Polarisavenue 87 2132JHHoofddorp The Netherlands