Acyclovir AL. 200 mg. 25 tablets
For the prevention of severe viral infections with recurrent genital Herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the elderly.
Acyclovir AL. 200 mg. 25 tablets
Acyclovir AL 200
Active substance : Aciclovir 200 mg for each tablet
Composition of the medicinal product:
Each tablet contains :
Active substance :
Aciclovir 200 mg
Macrocrystalline cellulose, Copovidone, Magnesium stearate, Sodium starch glycolate, Colloidal anhydrous silica ( microcrystalline cellulose , copovidone , magnesium stearate , sodium starch glycolate , colloidal anhydrous silica ) .
Original pack of 25 tablets
Aciclovir AL 200 is a medicinal product for the treatment of viral infections
Viral infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV), including primary and recurrent genital herpes.
For the prevention of severe viral infections with recurrent genital Herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the elderly .
When you must not take Aciclovir AL 200 ?
Aciclovir AL 200 should not be used in known hypersensitivity to aciclovir or any of the other ingredients of the product Aciclovir AL 200 .
If you have an abnormal renal function or decreased urine production (in - less than 100 ml . Urine per day ) .
What you should consider during pregnancy and lactation ?
The physician should carefully consider the ratio between the expected benefits and potential risks to pregnant women in whom treatment with Aciclovir AL 200 is necessary. Acyclovir is found in breast milk after taking acyclovir tablets . For this reason, while tablets are taken Aciclovir AL 200 breastfeeding should sepreustanovi .
What you should consider when deciding to use this drug in the elderly ?
Elderly patients often suffer from kidney failure. It is therefore recommended in this age group to be controlled renal function and increase the amount of fluid in the pill Aciclovir AL 200 . Doctor will determine the appropriate dose (see " Dosage and duration of treatment" ) .
Precautions for use and warnings:
What precautions should you follow ?
See " Contraindications " and " dosage and duration of treatment ."
What should I observe when participating in traffic , as well as operating machinery or work without safe foothold ?
There is no known direct effect on the ability of acyclovir and a reaction drive . It should be borne in mind, however , that in rare cases may occur side effects such as drowsiness , dizziness and hallucinations, particularly in patients with impaired renal function.
Which other drugs known to interfere with the effect of Aciclovir AL 200 ? Probenecid ( uricosuric drug for lowering the level of uric acid in the blood) reduces secretion of Aciclovir AL 200 via the kidney, which can lead to a prolongation of the residence time of acyclovir body.
Please note that these figures apply to drugs used recently before treatment with the drug.
Dosing and administration , duration of therapy:
These instructions apply only if your doctor has prescribed otherwise in respect of the drug Aciclovir AL 200 . Please follow the instructions for use, or those given by your doctor as otherwise Aciclovir AL 200 will have the necessary effect and safety !
In what quantities and how often you should take Aciclovir AL 200 tablets ?
Dosing schedule :
Upon infection with Herpes simplex virus:
One tabletkia Aciclovir AL 200 (200 mg acyclovir ) 5 times a day every 4 hours during the day .
Dosage ( single dose )
For the prevention of severe and frequent infections of genital herpes simplex virus:
1 tablet Aciclovir AL 200 (200 mg acyclovir ) 4 times a day (every 6 hours). Some patients may achieve effective prophylaxis 1 tablet Aciclovir AL 200 (200 mg acyclovir ) 3 times a day ( every 8 hours ) or 1 tablet - 2 times a day every 12 hours.
Patients with renal impairment (see Contraindications ):
Patients with abnormal renal function , occurring especially in the elderly may need a reduced dose acyclovir compared shown above . In abnormal kidney function , your doctor will determine the appropriate dosage according to renal function:
( single dose )
inf . herpes
> 550 > 750
> 6.22 > 8.48
1 tablet , two
How and when to take Aciclovir AL 200 ?
Tablets should be swallowed unchewed , after meals , with sufficient liquid ( eg a glass of water). Increase the amount of fluids should be taken when using tablets Aciclovir AL 200 , especially in patients with impaired renal function.
To achieve good results , treatment with Aciclovir AL 200 should begin immediately with the onset of the first symptoms of infection.
How long can you take Aciclovir AL 200 ?
The duration of treatment will resolve the physician.
The duration of the treatment of herpes zoster is 5 to 7 days.
Overdose and other administration errors
What do I need to follow if you use too much of Aciclovir AL 200 ( deliberate or accidental overdosage ) ?
Overdose of Aciclovir AL 200 should not be expected poisoning. A single dose of 5 g acyclovir no symptoms of poisoning occur . Missing data on one administration of higher doses . In case of overdose and increased side effects or those doubts , consult your doctor.
What should you do if you take less than the prescribed amount Aciclovir AL 200 or you forget a dose ?
Do not take more often or double dose tablets Aciclovir AL 200 at the next station and continue treatment as prescribed.
If you miss more than one station or you take less than the prescribed amount , consult a doctor.
What you should know if you interrupt or stop treatment with Aciclovir AL 200 BC ezhdevremenno ? To ensure the success of treatment , even if the condition improves , the intake of Aciclovir AL 200 should continue as prescribed by the physician. In case of suspicion of occurrence of side effects , talk with your doctor before you interrupt or stop treatment prematurely.
What side effects may occur with the use of Aciclovir AL 200 ?
If you meet side effects that are not described in this user guide , report it , please doctor or pharmacist.
After the adoption of Aciclovir AL 200 were observed occasionally following side effects : Skin rashes resolved after discontinuation of the drug. Gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pains.
There are isolated reports of neurological effects (affecting the nervous system) - most commonly dizziness , confusion, hallucinations and drowsiness. These side effects are most common in patients with impaired renal function or other conditions predisposing to such reactions and disappear after drug discontinuation .
There have been isolated reports of feeling of depersonalization , threatened with discontinuation of the drug.
Transitional convulsions and psychosis have been observed in intravenous infusions of acyclovir in patients with complicated clinical course of the disease.
There are isolated reports of transient changes in laboratory test values of liver , kidney and blood counts (increase in bilirubin , liver enzymes, serum urea and / or serum creatinine and / or a slight decrease in haematological parameters ) . Rarely reported headache , fatigue , insomnia or fatigue.
Rarely , some patients have difficulty feeling dishane.Osven , there are isolated reports of diffuse hair loss associated with use of Aciclovir AL 200, but the causal relationship is unclear .
Shelf life and stability :
Expiry date of the expiry date printed on the blister and carton .
Do not use the drug after this date ! Keep out of reach of children!