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ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

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HUL NUTRITION

Pack Of

3 TABLETS

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Product Details

About ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

$ name contains a class of antiviral medication, valaciclovir, which is used to treat viral infections. It plays a vital role in treating cold sores (an inflamed blister in or near the mouth, caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus), genital herpes (A common sexually transmitted infection marked by genital pain and sores), and herpes zoster (a viral infection that causes a painful rash). ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET does not cure herpes but instead does not allow the infection to spread and treat its symptoms.

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET contains valacyclovir, which is an antiviral medication. ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET is used in treating viral infection by preventing the multiplication of viruses in human cells. As a result, this stops the proliferation of viruses and produces new viruses, slowly leading to the viral infection clearing up.

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET. In some cases, you may experience headaches, feeling dizzy, feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting), diarrhoea, and skin is sensitive to sunlight. Most of these side effects of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET are temporary, do not require medical attention, and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Consume only if the doctor prescribes you. Never encourage self-medication or suggest your medicine to someone else. Do not take ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET if you are allergic to ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET, valacyclovir, or any of its ingredients. Check with your doctor if you're pregnant, currently breastfeeding, or taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines. Use protection while having sexual intercourse to avoid the transfer of genital herpes (a sexually transmitted disease) to your partner. If you have a weak immune system, please inform your doctor before taking ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET as a dose adjustment may be required.

Uses of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

Herpes zoster skin infection(shingles)

Medicinal Benefits

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET contains Valacyclovir, which is an antiviral medication. ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET is used in treating viral infection by preventing the multiplication of viruses in human cells. As a result, this stops the multiplication of viruses and producing new viruses, slowing leading to the clearing up of the viral infection.

Directions for Use

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should be used as advised by the doctor. Preferably take it at the same time every day.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

Like all medicines, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The most common side-effects are headaches, feeling dizzy, feeling, or being sick (nausea or vomiting), diarrhea, rash, itching (pruritus), and skin is sensitive to sunlight. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET if you are allergic to ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor about all other OTC medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. If you have kidney disease or kidney transplant, heart problem or history of heart problem, have HIV/AIDS, are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should be taken with caution and only if a doctor prescribes you. ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position, especially when you start taking ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET so please get up gradually. Also, do not drive a car or operate any machinery which requires concentration as ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET may cause dizziness. Please do not take ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET if you have ever developed a rash due to fever. Use protection while having sexual intercourse to avoid the transfer of genital herpes (a sexually transmitted disease) to your partner. If you have a weak immune system, please inform your doctor before taking ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET as a dose adjustment may be required. Drink plenty of fluid as ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET can cause dehydration and kidney damage.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Alcohol is not known to cause any unpleasant side effects if taken along with ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET. But intake of alcohol with ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET may damage your liver. So intake of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should be avoided with ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET is a pregnancy Category B medicine. It is not known whether ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, the intake of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should be only if prescribed and under medical supervision.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET is a pregnancy Category B medicine. It is not known whether ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET will pass through the milk in breastfeeding women or not. Hence, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor and under medical supervision.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid alcoholic beverages with ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET as it can make you dehydrated and may affect your sleep.
  • Try to include heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acid containing food drinks in your daily diet. You can also use low-fat cooking oil like olive oil, soybean oil, canola oil, and coconut oil.
  • Include turmeric or yellow mustard in your diet to avoid constipation caused by antiviral drugs and increase the intake of fluids to stay hydrated.
  • Take enough of Vitamin D and fresh air as it is known to improve the symptoms of herpes infection.

 

Other Information (ZIM0047)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Herpes zoster(shingles): It is a viral infection that causes a painful rash that causes red skin rashes along with pain and burning. The virus lives in your nervous system for years before causing Herpes. It can appear on your face, neck, torso, and one side of the body. It can occur in and around the eyes also known as ophthalmic herpes zoster. Antiviral medicines can help in the treatment of shingles(Herpes Zoster). Caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus.

FAQs

No, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.

No, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET should not be taken if you have HIV (Human Immuno Deficiency Syndrome). It can increase the risk of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (blood clot formation in small blood vessels).

If you miss a dose of ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

No, ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET does not cure herpes infection. Instead, it reduces pain and itching caused due to it and prevents a new sore formation.

Do not stop taking ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET without talking to your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET, you may experience confusion, fever, mental state changes, or severe muscle stiffness. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually depending upon your disease condition.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

24-25 Floor, One Horizon Center Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5 Gurgaon 122002, India

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

ZIMIVIR TAB 1000MG TABLET

MRP: 219.10

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