DESCRIPTION: Zovirax is an antiviral agent mainly used for the treatment of herpes infection. It slows down the growth and multiplication of herpes viruses, so the blood can fight off the fungal infection. Zovirax will not cure the herpes but it can lessen the symptoms of infection. It is available in the dosage forms of 200mg, 400mg, 800mg, and 1gm tablets, topical cream, IV injections and ophthalmic ointment.
INDICATION: the main indication of the zovirax are genital herpes simplex infection, liability for herpes zoster, acute chicken pox in immunosuppressant patient, herpes simplex encephalitis, herpes simplex keratitis, blepharitis, neonatal HSV infections, varicella zoster infection.
MECHANISM OF ACTION: Flagyl is a potent inhibitor of the viral DNA polymerase. In the body it is converted in to acyclo guanosine triphosphate by phosphorylation by cellular kinase.
SIDE EFFECTS: The common side effects of Zovirax are lower back pain, decreased or absence of urination, easy bruises and bleeding, unusual weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, swelling in the hand and feet, increasing in liver enzyme, burning, itching or erythema. Eye application may cause stinging, superficial punctuate keratopathy, blepharitis or conjunctivitis. IV administration cause local reaction, pain, inflammation, phlebitis, extravasations leads to ulceration. Occasionally neurotoxicity after IV use, lethargy, confusion, agitation, tremors and seizures, coma.
DRUG INTERACTION: Zovirax is contraindicated with cidofovir because, when administering with cidofovir it will increases the renal impairment. It is also contraindicated with the co administration with tacrolimus and sirolimus. When it is administering with tizanidine it will increases the pharmacological effect tizanidine. So the co administration with tizanidine is also contraindicated. Probenecid decreases urinary excretion and increases half life.
CONTRA INDICATION: Zovirax is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity with acyclovir. Take special precaution when using in patients with renal impairment, pregnancy and lactation, neurological abnormalities with significant Pharmacy Online, serious hepatic or electrolyte abnormalities, maintain adequate hydration.
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