Acyclovir Injection
Category: Antiviral
Each vial contains:
Acyclovir….. 250mg
Quality Specification:
Chromatographic Purity: NLT 99.5%
Pack Size: vial

ACYCLOVIR: It is deoxiguanosine analog and requires a virus specific enzyme for conversion to the active metabolite that inhibits DNA synthesis and viral replication.
Composition : 250mg & 500mg
Indication : Genital Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous H Simplex Encephalitis, H Simplex Keratitis, Herpes Zoster, Chicken Pox etc.
Dosage : Adults: Herpes Simplex: 200 mg 5 times daily at 4 hrs interval for 5 days Herpes Zoster: 800 mg 5 times daily 4 hrs interval for 7 days Prophylaxis in Suppression: 200 mg 4 times daily
Children : (Abpve 2 yrs) Dose same as adult.
Children : (Below 2 yrs) Herpes Simplex: 100 mg 5 times at 4 hrs interval Prophylaxis: 100 mg 4 times daily at 6 hrs interval.
Contra-Indications : Hypersensitivity, glaucoma, psychiatric diseases, depression etc.
Special Precautions : Renal impairment necessitates dose reduction. Maintain adequate hydration
Paediatrics : Reduced dose necessary. Not recommended in age below 2 years.
Pregnancy : Contraindicated orally and parentally.
Lactation : May reduce lactation
Purity : Not less than 99%.
 
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