Famvir(R) for genital herpes famciclovir Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Do not take Famvir after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. Before you start to take it Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine Tell your doctor if you have a has been prescribed for you. problem with:
against the benefits it can provide. If you have any concerns about this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Keep this leaflet with the medicine. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, intend to become pregnant or you are breast-feeding. What Famvir is used Before you take Famvir
medicine during pregnancy couldaffect your baby or whether the
When you must not take it Do not take Famvir if you have an allergy to: Tell your doctor if you are lactose intolerant. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives.
symptoms and shorten their duration. Taking other medicines How to take it While you are taking Famvir Tell your doctor if you are taking Unless your doctor tells you any other medicines, including any otherwise, take one tablet when that you buy without a you get up in the morning and one prescription from a pharmacy, just before going to bed at night. Things you must do supermarket or health food shop. Try to take the tablets at about the same time each day. If you become pregnant while taking Famvir, tell your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. You can take them with or without food. If you are about to be started on How long to take it any new medicine, remind your
may need to take different medicines. Continue taking Famvir every day doctor and pharmacist that you for as long as your doctor are taking Famvir. prescribes. Tell any other doctor, dentist or If you have not told your doctor pharmacist who treats you that about any of these things, tell you are taking Famvir. him/her before you start taking this medicine. Things you must not do Do not give this medicine to anyone else even if their condition How to take Famvir seems to be the same as yours.
tablets each day, even if you have nosymptoms. Do not use it to treat any other Follow all directions given to you complaints unless your doctor tells by your doctor and pharmacist If you forget to take it carefully. Take a dose as soon as you Things to be careful of remember. Take your next tablet at the usual time, and then go back Be careful driving, operating to taking it as you would normally. machinery or doing jobs that If you do not understand the require you to be alert until you instructions on the label, ask your Do not take a double dose to make know how Famvir affects you. doctor or pharmacist for help. up for the one that you missed. How much to take If you have trouble remembering Avoid sexual intercourse when when to take your medicine, ask symptoms are present, even if you your pharmacist for some hints. have started taking Famvir, because the risk of infecting your If you take too much partner is increased. Use condoms (Overdose) between episodes to reduce the risk of infecting your partner. Immediately telephone your doctor Keep the areas affected by the or the Poisons Information Centre virus as clean and dry as possible. (telephone number 13 11 26), or go Wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid to Accident and Emergency at irritating the blisters. your nearest hospital if you think that you or anyone else may have Avoid touching or scratching the taken too much Famvir. Do this sore area. even if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning. Keep the
You may spread the virus on yourfingers. telephone numbers for these places Side effects After using Famvir Tell your doctor or pharmacist as Storage soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Famvir.
All medicines can have side effects. More information Do not be alarmed by these lists of possible side effects. You may not experience any of them. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer Sponsor any questions you may have. Keep the medicine where children Tell your doctor if you notice any cannot reach it. of the following and they worry Disposal If your doctor tells you to stop taking this medicine or the expiry date has passed, ask your Tell your doctor as soon as possible pharmacist what to do with any if you notice any of the following: medicine you have left over. Product description What it looks like
"Famvir" or "FV" on one side and
Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you
"Famvir" or "FV" on one side and
not yet known may happen in somepeople. Ingredients
Famvir tablets contain 125 mg or 250mg famciclovir as the activeingredient. They also contain:
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