HERPEX 400 MG TABLET
Indications / Uses :
Treatment of herpes simplex virus infections of the skin and mucous membranes including initial and recurrent genital herpes; herpes zoster (shingles) infections; chicken pox (varicella) in children >2 years.
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Hypersensitivity to aciclovir or to any component of Herpex.
Special Precautions :
Patients who have renal impairment and in infants.
Use in pregnancy: Administration of aciclovir did not produce embryotoxic or teratogenic effects in rats, rabbits or mice. Limited data are available on the use of aciclovir during pregnancy. Caution should therefore be exercised by balancing the potential benefit of treatment against any possible hazard.