Penvir 500mg Tablet Description:
Penvir 500mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.
Penvir 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and herpes zoster.
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Rash, Increased liver enzymes, Itching.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Penvir 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is famciclovir safe?
Famciclovir is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is famciclovir an antibiotic?
No, famciclovir is not an antibiotic; it belongs to antiviral group of medicines
Is famciclovir a sulfa drug?
No, famciclovir is not a sulfa dru
Is famciclovir the same as acyclovir/ Valtrex (valacyclovir)?
No, although famciclovir belongs to the same class of medicines as acyclovir or valacyclovir, it is not same. They are different medicinal agents with similar mechanism of action
Is famciclovir better than acyclovir?
Both famciclovir and acyclovir have similar mechanism of action and have a comparable effectiveness and side effects
Can I take famvir (famciclovir) with other medications such as antibiotics?
Always consult your doctor before taking any medications while on famciclovir therapy, due to potential chances of drug interactions
Can I take famciclovir with ibuprofen (advil)
There are no known interactions betwe