4.Patients taking nephrotoxic drugs
NEONATES: use with caution
2.Herpes zoster infections
Zidovudine: Causes severe drowsiness and lethargy.
Herpes zoster infection: 1 - 4 g / day in 5 divided doses (take every 4 hour while awake) for 7 - 10 days dose is depend upon the severity, duration and type of infection
HSV in immunocompromised patient: 1 - 4 g / day in 5 divided doses (take every 4 hour while awake): dose is depend upon the severity, duration and type of infection
Genital herpes: 1g / day in 5 divided dose (take every 4 hour while awake) for 10 days
Genital herpes in immunocompromised patient: 1 - 2 g / day in 3 - 5 divided dose
Chicken pox: 3. 2g / day in 4 divided dose for 5 days
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus: 3 g / day in 5 divided dose (take every 4 hour while awake) for 10 days
Herpes zoster / Herpes simplex: 15 mg / kg body weight / day in 3 divided dose
Chicken pox: 80 mg / kg body weight / day in 4 divided dose for 5 days
Home Delivery for Acyclovir in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including acyclovir.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for acyclovir and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for acyclovir may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take acyclovir only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for acyclovir before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for acyclovir with the pharmacy.
Acyclovir is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for acyclovir might be better known than acyclovir itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have acyclovir in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for acyclovir.