Buy Zimivir 1000mg Online
Zimivir 1000Mg Tablet falls under a category of drugs known as antiviral. This medication is used to treat infections such as genital herpes, cold sores in children at least 12 years of age and shingles in adults. It also treats chickenpox in children who are 2 years of age.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as headache, stomach pain, dizziness, drowsiness, hallucinations, mental and mood disorders such as agitation, seizures, skin rash, difficulty with speech, kidney disorders and nausea. Seek medical help on experiencing any reaction. Discontinue usage if you have fever, weakness, skin paleness, bloody diarrhoea, swelling of body parts and abnormal bleeding.
Before using this medication tell your doctor if; you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Zimivir 1000Mg Tablet, you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are taking any medications, you have kidney disorders, you have HIV or weak immune system, you are pregnant or are nursing a baby.
The dosage is fixed by the doctor taking into consideration your previous medical records and the current condition. The usual dose in adults for treating herpes simplex labialis is 2 g orally every 12 hours in doses of 2.
How to use Zimivir Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zimivir 1000mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
The tablet should be swallowed with a sufficient amount of fluid (e.g. one glass of water)
How Zimivir Tablet works
Zimivir 1000mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.
What are the drugs that interact with Valaciclovir?
Drugs that interact with Valaciclovir include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Valaciclovir?
The following are the most common side effects of Valaciclovir:
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Joint pain
- Menstrual pain
- Unusual tiredness
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
Frequently asked questions
Is Zimivir (Valacyclovir) the same as acyclovir?
No. Zimivir (Valacyclovir) is the ‘prodrug’ or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both Zimivir (Valacyclovir) and acyclovir are antiviral drugs used in the prevention and treatment of herpes virus infections.
Is Zimivir (Valacyclovir) the same as Zimivir (Valtrex)?
Yes. Zimivir (Valtrex) is the trade name for active drug Zimivir (Valacyclovir).
Is Zimivir (Valacyclovir) better than acyclovir?
Zimivir (Valacyclovir) is the ‘prodrug’ or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both Zimivir (Valacyclovir) and acyclovir are antiviral drugs and their use in various conditions is based on clinical experience. A comparison between these two drugs cannot be dra
Is Zimivir (Valacyclovir) a narcotic/an antibiotic/steroid/contain penicillin or sulfa?
No. Zimivir (Valacyclovir) is not addictive and does not cause drowsiness or relieve pain. It is an antiviral and has no known effect against other infections caused by bacteria or fungi. It does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids, penicillin or sulfa drugs.
Can I take Zimivir (Valacyclovir) for cold sores? Does Zimivir (Valacyclovir) work for cold sores? Is Zimivir (Valacyclovir) good for cold sores? Can I take Zimivir (Valacyclovir) for shingels?
Yes. Zimivir (Valacyclovir) is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment of cold sores (blisters on and around your lips) and shingels (painful rashes usually in the form of a strip of blisters).
Can I take Zimivir (Valacyclovir) with amoxicillin/ doxycycline/ ibuprofen/ alcohol/ cephalexin/ Bactrim/ Benadryl/ prednisone/ Tylenol?
Zimivir (Valacyclovir) has no known serious drug interaction with amoxicillin, doxycycline, ibuprofen, cephalexin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), prednisone, acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol) and active drugs in Benadryl. Please inform your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects.
Can I take Zimivir (Valacyclovir) with alcohol?
There are no known serious interactions between Zimivir (Valacyclovir) and alcohol.