Uses of Acivir
What is it prescribed for?
• Herpes labialis
This medicine is used to treat herpes labialis (a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex) characterized by cold sores and/or small fever blisters that affects primarily the lip.
• Genital Herpes
This medicine is used in the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted viral infection affecting the genitals caused by herpes simplex virus. The symptoms include genital sores, tingling, burning or itching around your genitals, etc.
This medicine is used in the treatment of chickenpox which is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It is characterized by rashes, itching, blister outbreaks, fever, etc.
• Herpes Zoster Infection (Shingles)
This medicine is used to treat shingles, a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It can occur in any part of the body and is presented with symptoms like painful rashes, itching, blisters, tingling sensation, etc.
• Major & minor side effects for Acivir 400 MG Tablet DT
• Abdominal pain
• Increased thirst
• Loss of appetite
• Unusual tiredness and weakness
• Black or tarry stools
• Fever with chills
• Nausea and vomiting