What are the side effects of Ezovir?

What are the side effects of Ezovir?


  • headache.
  • dizziness.
  • nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting.
  • abdominal pain.
  • diarrhoea.
  • itching or an itchy rash (urticaria)

How often can you take Ezovir?

How much to take. The usual dose is one 250 mg tablet three times each day for seven days, beginning no later than 72 hours after the rash appears. Your doctor may have prescribed a different dose. For people whose immune system does not work as well as it should, the dose and duration of treatment may be increased.

Is Ezovir used for shingles?

EZOVIR is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat shingles in adults and adolescents. Shingles is a condition that is caused by a herpes virus called varicella zoster, the same virus that causes chicken pox. The virus can become active again in the body, even after many years, resulting in shingles.

How quickly does famciclovir work?

Treatment should be initiated as soon as possible after herpes zoster is diagnosed. Studies have shown Famvir to be of benefit when started within 72 hours of the onset of rash. Greatest benefit occurs if Famvir is started within 48 hours.

What do you need to know about ezovir tablets?

Ezovir Tablet is used for Shingles, Cold sores, Genital herpes, Fever blisters, Mouth infection and other conditions.Ezovir Tabletmay also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Ezovir Tabletcontains Famciclovir as an active ingredient.

How is ezovir used to treat genital herpes?

EZOVIR® is an antiviral medicine for adults and adolescents. It is used to treat outbreaks of genital herpes and also to suppress (prevent) recurrent outbreaks of the condition. Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by herpes simplex 1 or herpes simplex 2. It is usually transmitted through sexual contact.

Can you take ezovir if you are allergic to famciclovir?

Do not take EZOVIR if you have an allergy to: 1 famciclovir, the active ingredient 2 penciclovir, a related antiviral medicine 3 any of the other ingredients of EZOVIR listed at the end of this leaflet (see ‘Product Description’)

Is it safe to take ezovir while breast feeding?

Your doctor will discuss with you the potential risks of taking EZOVIR during pregnancy, and will also advise you if you should take EZOVIR while breast-feeding, based on the benefits and risks of your particular situation. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives.