• Tab. Acivir-400mg DT

Tab. Acivir-400mg DT

Requires Prescription
strip of 5 tablets
Generic Name: Acyclovir
25 Ratings
Rs. 100

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Information about Tab. Acivir-400mg DT

Acivir contains Aciclovir as the active ingredient which is an anti-viral drug used in the treatment of systemic herpes infections and viral infections of skin and eye.

Aciclovir is converted to aciclovir triphosphate by the viral thymidine kinase. Aciclovir triphosphate works by competitively inhibiting viral DNA polymerase and competes with the natural deoxyguanosine triphosphate for incorporation into viral DNA after which it inhibits DNA synthesis by acting as a chain terminator.




Acivir is used in the treatment of 
• herpes simplex virus infections
• varicella zoster (chicken pox)
• herpes labialis (cold sores) 
• herpes zoster (shingles)

Direction to Use

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
  • Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it.
  • Acivir Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Acivir Tablet. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Acivir are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Fatigue, Fever, Stomach pain, Itching, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Photophobia.

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