Valcivir 500 Mg

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Valcivir 500mg tablet contains Valacyclovir, which helps manage herpes infections, such as genital herpes and cold sores. Order Now.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
100 Tablet/s
$100.00 $1.02
60 Tablet/s
$64.00 $1.07
30 Tablet/s
$39.00 $1.30
  • Generic Name : Valacyclovir
  • Brand Name : Valtrex
  • Manufacturer Name : Cipla Ltd - Pharmaceutical Company
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Valcivir 500 mg? 

Valcivir 500mg is an antiviral medication prescribed for the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, and herpes zoster infections. 

500mg of Valcivir contains Valaciclovir, which belongs to a class of drugs known as antivirals. 

Valaciclovir is effective in preventing the multiplication of viruses in human cells. This further clears the infection. 

After a valid prescription, Valcivir tablets can be purchased from licensed drugstores. 

What are the uses of Valcivir 500 mg tablet?

Doctors prescribe Valcivir 500mg for:

Treatment of herpes labialis 

Herpes Labialis, also known as cold sores, is a viral infection that affects the lips. Some common symptoms of this medical disorder include burning pain and small blisters or sores. 

Treatment of genital herpes infection

Genital herpes infection is a sexually transmitted infection that causes genital pain and sores. Common symptoms of genital herpes infection include irritation, pain, and itching. It is common in both men and women. 

Treatment of herpes zoster

Herpes zoster is a viral infection that makes you suffer from painful rashes.

How does the Valcivir 500 mg tablet work?

Valaciclovir works in the body by stopping the multiplication of contributing viruses. This helps decrease the length and severity of infection, treat the disease, and prevent the occurrence of symptoms in patients. 

How to take Valcivir 500 mg tablet? 

Take 500mg of Valcivir tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water. 

Do not skip any doses and complete the entire course of treatment, even if you start feeling better after a few days. 

Valaciclovir can be taken with or without food but at a fixed time every day to achieve benefits. 

During your treatment with the Valcivir tablet, drink plenty of water, as this will help prevent kidney damage and dehydration. 

What are the dosage instructions for the Valcivir tablet?

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for Valcivir 500mg based on the body weight, age, and medical condition. 

Treatment with the Valcivir tablet should only be stopped if a doctor recommends it. 

What if I miss a dose of Valcivir 500 mg?

Take your missed dose of Valcivir 500mg as soon as possible. If it’s already time for the next prescribed dose, skip the missed one and start at your scheduled time. 

Never double the dose of Valaciclovir tablet to make up your missed dosage. 

What if I take an overdose of Valcivir 500 mg Tablet?

If you accidentally take more Valcivir 500mg than prescribed, immediately contact the doctor or visit a nearby hospital. 

Symptoms of overdose include confusion, vomiting, nausea, decreased consciousness, and agitation. 

What are the side effects of Valcivir 500 mg?

Following your doctor’s prescribed dosage recommendation can help you prevent severe side effects. 

However, most side effects of Valaciclovir do not require medical attention; they disappear once the body adjusts to the medicine. 

Some common side effects of Valcivir 500mg include:

  • Tiredness
  • Irritability
  • Chest pain
  • Problem in sleeping
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Cough

Call your doctor immediately if any side effects persist or worsen. 

What are the precautions and warnings related to Valcivir 500 mg?

Valcivir 500mg is not prescribed for use in patients who are allergic to Valaciclovir or Acyclovir. 

Before starting your treatment with Valaciclovir tablet, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially of:

  • Anemia
  • HIV infection
  • Kidney disorders
  • Liver diseases
  • Blood disorders
  • Have you undergone any organ transplantation

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should start their treatment with Valcivir only after the doctor’s recommendation. 

Valcivir 500mg is not prescribed for use in infants below three months. 

Inform the doctor about all other medicines and herbal supplements you take, as they can affect or be affected by Valcivir 500mg. 

If Valaciclovir causes you dizziness, headache, or confusion, avoid driving and operating heavy machines. 

Valcivor tablets should be used with caution in patients who are above 65 years. 

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