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Famvir tablets 500mg 14 pack

Famvir tablets 500mg 14 pack


Availability: In stock

Manufacturer: Novartis Pharms

To purchase this prescription item, you must have a prescription signed by a doctor that is registered in the EU.

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Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please don’t hesitate to contact our team.



How do I take/use this medicine?

Take Famciclovir exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Take Famciclovir at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course. If you don't, the infection will not clear completely.

You may take Famciclovir with or without food. If you experience stomach discomfort, you may take Famciclovir after food.

What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?

Alert your doctor if you suffer from kidney disease.

Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Famciclovir.

Famciclovir cannot prevent you from passing herpes to other people.

If you are being treated with Famciclovir for herpes, you should follow your doctor's advice on ways to prevent passing the disease to others. You should avoid sexual contact until the doctor certifies that you are cleared of the infection.

Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?

Avoid alcohol.

Why do I need this medicine?

Famciclovir is an anti-viral medicine.

It is used to treat herpes infections such as herpes zoster (shingles).

It is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases (STD) such as herpes simplex (cold sores and genital herpes).

Famciclovir helps to reduce the number of herpes viruses in your body. It does not cure herpes.

Famciclovir cannot prevent you from passing herpes to other people.

What side effects could I experience?

Famciclovir may cause dizziness. If you feel dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Famciclovir also causes headache, nausea, stomach pain, constipation, vomiting, confusion, fever and itch.

Other side effects are not common but may be serious. Alert your doctor if you develop any of these side effects:

- yellowing of the eyes and/ or skin
- allergic reactions such as swollen eyes or face and severe rash.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Can I take/use this with other medicines?

Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

- heart medicines such as digoxin
- medicines for reducing stomach acid such as cimetidine
- probenecid
- theophylline (for asthma)
- diuretics ("water pills" used to remove excess water)

Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

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