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AXOVIR 250MG INJECTION_100165 (1)
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Axovir 250mg Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Acyclovir

Manufacturer : SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 332.68
Price :282
You Save :51 (15%)

1 Vial(s)


Introduction to Axovir 250mg Injection

Axovir 250mg injection contains the active constituent Acyclovir, which belongs to the family of antiviral medications. It works by killing or inhibiting the growth of viruses. This antiviral medication is also used to treat chickenpox (contagious infection with an itchy rash and fluid-filled blisters) and shingles (blistering, painful rash affecting one side of the body), herpes infections (cold sores, genital herpes). Additionally, this injection is used to prevent the reoccurring of these conditions and prevents infections in people with low disease resistance.  

Do not consume this medicine if allergic to Acyclovir or Valaciclovir and its other ingredients. Before starting the treatment, inform your physician if you have a kidney condition because dose adjustment is needed in such a condition. Speak to your physician if you are on a low-sodium diet or dehydrated (extremely thirsty). Notify your doctor if you are with the age of 65 years or a child. Notify your physician if you think you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you consume any other medicine with an Axovir 250mg injection. You should consume plenty of water while taking treatment with this medicine to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.


Uses of Axovir 250mg Injection

  • Herpes simplex virus infections
  • Herpes genitalis
  • Chickenpox
  • Shingles

Therapeutic Effects of Axovir 250mg Injection

Axovir 250mg Injection inhibits the herpes virus enzyme called DNA polymerase and DNA synthesis, which stops viral replication.


Interaction of Axovir 250mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Axovir 250mg injection and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Axovir 250mg Injection

  • Keep Axovir 250mg Injection out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not store above 25°C.

How to consume Axovir 250mg Injection

Axovir 250mg injection is administered as an intravenous infusion into the vein. If this injection is recommended for you, it will be given by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administrate. Your physician will choose the dosage and administration frequency based on the medical condition because it differs for each person.


Safety Advices for Axovir 250mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Before starting the treatment, it is advised to talk with your doctor about whether taking Axovir 250mg injection during pregnancy is safe or unsafe.

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Breast Feeding

  

There are only limited studies have been done on whether to take Axovir 250mg injection during the breastfeeding period. Consult your doctor before starting the treatment

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether the Axovir 250mg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether the Axovir 250mg injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any liver-related symptoms.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether drinking alcohol while taking an Axovir 250mg injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Driving while taking an Axovir 250mg injection may impair your ability to concentrate by causing tiredness and drowsiness. 


Side Effects of Axovir 250mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe allergy
  • Breathing problems
  • Swelling of the face

Common:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Rash, itching
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Redness, swelling at the injection site

Word of Advice

Keep yourself hydrated while taking Axovir 250mg injection. Kidney patients should cautiously get injected with this medicine. Dose adjustments will be suggested to child and kidney patients. If you experience any type of side effects, contact your healthcare professional immediately. Inform your doctor if you consume any medicine. Stick to the recommended dosage and complete the full cycle of treatment, even if your symptoms improve before the treatment period ends. Practice safe sex. Connect with your physician if you have any questions, doubts, or concerns about the medicine.


FAQs

Q 1. My father has a lung condition. Is that okay if my father consumes Axovir 250mg?

It is unknown whether the Axovir 250mg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

Q 2. I feel thirsty during the treatment with Axovir 250mg injection. Should I inform my doctor?

Yes, contact your doctor if you experience any side effects. Additionally, during the treatment with Axovir 250mg, it is mandatory to keep yourself hydrated; hence drink plenty of water.

Q 3. Can Axovir 250mg injection cause skin problems?

One of the common side effects of Axovir 250mg injection is skin rash and itching. This usually gets normal when your treatment finishes. Contact your doctor if you experience it.

Q 4. Can I use an Axovir 250mg injection for children?

Axovir 250mg injection is prescribed for both adults and children. But before consuming, consult your doctor and mention your children's age to find the right dosage.

Q 5. Can I keep the Axovir 250mg injection in the refrigerator?

Storage condition of Axovir 250mg injection is not stored above 25°C.


Fact Box of Axovir 250mg Injection

Molecule name: Acyclovir 

Therapeutic class: Antiviral

Pharmacological class: Antiviral

Indications: 

1. Herpes simplex virus infections

2. Herpes genitalis

3. Chickenpox

4. Shingles


References

  1. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Antiviral agents (Nonretroviral), 12th edition, 2011, 1594.
  2. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antiviral drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 799.
  3. Wockhardt UK Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [ Revised on Feb 2018] [ Accessed on  15th May 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6175.pdf
  4. GlaxoSmithKline, US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on Nov 2003] [ Accessed on 15th May 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2004/18603slr027_zovirax_lbl.pdf

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