When to Avoid Famvir
You should not take Famvir if you:
- Are allergic to Famvir, famciclovir, or any inactive components used to make Famvir. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Are allergic to Denavir® (penciclovir cream), a medication that is very similar to Famvir.
There are a number of situations in which Famvir should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Famvir warnings and precautions that may apply to you.