Aciclovir Australia belongs to the family of antiviral medicines and represents an active ingredient, which is used in certain medicines. Zovirax (Aciclovir Australia) is prescribed for the conditions listed below:
- initial episodes of herpes genitalis;
- frequent recurrences of herpes genitalis (more than 6 episodes per year);
- herpes zoster (i.e. shingles) and varicella (i.e. chickenpox).
Aciclovir Australia represents a white, crystalline powder. The maximum solubility of Aciclovir Australia in water is 1.3 mg/mL at temperature of 25°C. Aciclovir Australia comes in 200 mg, 400 mg, 800 mg doses and should be taken orally with plenty of water
Clinical studies show that the patients, who most likely to feel the benefits are the ones, who suffer from severe, prolonged recurring symptoms. Early treatment with Aciclovir Australia of such sickness as acute herpes zoster (shingles) among immunocompetent individuals has resulted in: decreased time to full healing, decreased viral shedding, reduction of acute pain, reduced dissemination etc.
The treatment of varicella (chickenpox) with Aciclovir Australia among immunocompetent patients has resulted in reduction of the total number of lesions and also accelerated the progression of lesions to the healed stages. In addition, the amount of residual hypopigmented lesions has decreased as well. Moreover, Aciclovir Australia has resulted in decrease of fever as well as constitutional symptoms related to chickenpox.
The list of side effects that may be caused by Aciclovir Australia includes:
If any of these effects appear and/or worsen during the period of taking Aciclovir Australia, get in touch with your doctor immediately. Lots of patients taking Aciclovir Australia do not experience and serious side effects at all.
Familiarize yourself with the list of serious side effects in order to inform your doctor on time:
- Drowsiness, dizziness;
- Signs of kidney issues (e.g. change in the amount and colour of urine, abnormal back or side pain);
- Mood changes (e.g. confusion, agitation);
- Shaky or unsteady movements;
- Extreme tiredness;
- Slow/fast/irregular heartbeat;
- Blood or dark colour urine;
- Severe stomach or abdominal pain;
- Yellowish eyes or skin;
- Sudden vision changes (blurring, hallucinations);
- Loss of consciousness, seizures.
Prior to taking Aciclovir Australia, inform your physician about any allergies to it (same applies to valaciclovir and any other allergies). Aciclovir Australia may contain certain inactive ingredients that may cause allergic reactions and other health-related issues. Provide your medical history to your doctor: kidney problems, weakened immune system (e.g. HIV, kidney transplant, bone marrow transplant). Even though Aciclovir Australia may rarely cause dizziness or drowsiness, please do not drive cars, operate machinery, or take part in any sort of activities, which may require full alertness from your side until you confident that you are able to perform these activities without any harm to health. Make sure you limit the alcoholic beverages during the treatment period of Aciclovir Australia. Prior to having surgery, inform your physician and/or dentist about all medications you take including prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, as well as herbal products. Abstain from certain immunizations and/or vaccinations (e.g. vaccines against the varicella virus etc.) without the permission from your doctor. All additional information can be found at official website, customer service and qualified