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Drug Interactions With Acyclovir Ointment - Famvir for Herpes
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- Drug Interactions With Acyclovir Ointment
No drug interactions with acyclovir ointment are currently known. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains why there are no known drug interactions and describes some of the precautions you should still take before using the medication.
- Drug Interactions With the Lidocaine Patch
This eMedTV page explains that when certain medicines, such as quinidine or local anesthetics, are used with the lidocaine patch, drug interactions can occur. This page lists other medications that may cause negative reactions with this skin patch.
- Early Symptoms of Genital Herpes
Early symptoms of genital herpes may include flu-like symptoms, painful urination, and swollen glands. This eMedTV segment lists other early genital herpes symptoms and also describes symptoms of genital herpes recurrences.
Famvir is a medication that is available by prescription to treat shingles, genital herpes, and cold sores. This eMedTV article describes Famvir in more detail and explores the effects of this drug. Famfir is a common misspelling of Famvir.
Famvir (an antiviral drug) is used to treat genital herpes, cold sores, and other conditions. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of the drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Famivar is a common misspelling of Famvir.
Famvir is a drug used to treat conditions such as genital herpes and shingles. This page on the eMedTV Web site briefly explores this drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Famivir is a common misspelling of Famvir.
Famvir is a prescription medicine used to treat genital herpes, shingles, and cold sores. This eMedTV segment explains how Famvir works and what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Famvar is a common misspelling of Famvir.
Famvir is a prescription medication that is used for treating shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Famvir, explains how the medicine works, and provides dosing tips and precautions for the drug.
- Famvir and Breastfeeding
While Famvir passes through breast milk in rats, it is not known if it passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV page further discusses Famvir and breastfeeding and explains the precautions you should take before using the drug while nursing.
- Famvir and Pregnancy
Famvir is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource describes the animal studies that have been conducted on Famvir and pregnancy, and explains what a doctor will consider before prescribing the drug to a pregnant woman.
- Famvir Dosage
The starting Famvir dosage for treating shingles is 500 mg three times daily for seven days. This page on the eMedTV Web site also offers Famvir dosing recommendations for the treatment of cold sores, genital herpes, and HIV.
- Famvir Drug Interactions
When you take digoxin or probenecid with Famvir, drug interactions may potentially occur. As this part of the eMedTV library explains, Famvir drug interactions can affect drug levels in your blood and potentially increase your risk of side effects.
- Famvir for Herpes
If you have recurring genital herpes, you may benefit from the antiviral drug Famvir. This portion of the eMedTV site discusses the benefits of this prescription drug and provides a link to more detailed information.