Aciclovir 400 Mg Tablets
and calculated with reterence to kidney rundon.
Elderly patients taking high doses of aciclovir orally should ensure sufficient fluid
Caution should betaken ifyou have kidney problemsand taking aciclovir.
If kidney function is severely impaired, the dose of aciclovir should not exceed 200 mg, twice daily, every twelve hours.
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.
ne effect of Aciclovir Tablets is too strong or too weak, talk to your
doctor or pharmacist.
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.
Take one as soon as you can, then goon as before. If you miss several doses, tell your Doctor, possiblethroughtheday.
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.
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
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..
Ifyou gel any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
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.
Aciclovir Tablets are available in three different strengths However, this leaflet applies only to 400 mg strength.
The adive substance isAciclovir. Eachtabletcontains400 mgofAciclovir. Theofheringredientsare:
Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycollate, andcolloidalanhydroussilica.
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.
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