What is Famvir (Famciclovir) used for?
This medication is manufactured in Turkey.
Famvir (Famsiclovir) is an antiviral medication prescribed to treat genital herpes. It operates by preventing the reproduction of virus cells in the body allowing the immune system to control the infection. It should be noted that this treatment will only prevent herpes outbreaks and will not completely cure the condition. This action may also make it useful for treating shingles. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Famvir (Famciclovir)?
Famvir (Famsiclovir) is normally administered two to three times each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular instructions will be determined by your doctor after observing your symptoms and health condition. The tablets should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water. Do not crush, split, or chew these doses before use to prevent unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Famvir (Famciclovir)?
Some patients using Famvir (Famsiclovir) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
More serious side effects that may need emergency medical attention are unusual swelling, rapid weight gain, faintness, irregular heartbeats, decreased urination, or loss of appetite. Tell your doctor as soon as any severe or worrying side effects occur to make sure the correct adjustments are made to prevent further health problems.
Strictly use Famvir (Famsiclovir) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Famvir (Famsiclovir) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.