Generic drug of Zovirax
Therapeutic class: Infectiology - Parasitology
active ingredients: Aciclovir
Box of 35
· Prevention of ocular complications of ophthalmic zoster, in early administration.
Dosage ACICLOVIR CRISTERS 800 mg Tablet Box of 35
5 tablets a day spread throughout the day for 7 days.
Aciclovir should be given within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms.
In case of severe immunosuppression, the intravenous form may be preferable.
In patients with renal insufficiency, the dosage will be adapted according to the clearance of creatinine and may be:
Clearance of creatinine
> 50 ml / min
25 to 50 ml / min
10 to 25 ml / min
<10 ml / min
4 tablets / day
Do not exceed 3 tablets / day
Do not exceed 2 tablets / day
1 tablet / day. In case of hemodialysis the daily dose will be administered after the session
History of hypersensitivity to aciclovir, or to any of the other constituents of the tablet.
Adverse effects Aciclovir Cristers
Some benign rashes regressing upon discontinuation of treatment have been described.
The following events have sometimes been reported:
Digestive disorders: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Neuropsychic disorders: headache, lightheadedness. Neurological disorders sometimes severe and may include confusion, agitation, tremors, myoclonus, convulsions, hallucinations, psychosis, drowsiness, coma have been rarely reported: it is usually renal insufficiency having received doses higher than the recommended dosage or older patients (see Warnings and Precautions section).
Complete regression is usual at stopping treatment.
The presence of these symptoms should lead to an overdose (see section on overdose).
Hepatic disorders: Reversible increases in bilirubin and serum liver enzymes have been reported.
Hypersensitivity and skin reactions: rash, urticaria, pruritus and exceptionally dyspnea, angioedema and anaphylactic reactions.
Hematologic disorders: exceptional, cases of thrombocytopenia and leukopenia.
Renal disorders: Exceptionally increased blood urea and creatinine and acute renal failure, especially in the elderly or renal failure if the dosage is exceeded.
Various effects: cases of fatigue have sometimes been reported.