Pill with imprint FAMVIR 500 is White, Elliptical / Oval and has been identified as Famvir 500 mg. It is supplied by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Famvir is used in the treatment of herpes zoster; cold sores; herpes simplex, suppression; herpes simplex, mucocutaneous/immunocompetent host; herpes simplex, mucocutaneous/immunocompromised host and belongs to the drug class purine nucleosides. There is no proven risk in humans during pregnancy. Famvir 500 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
The active ingredient in FAMVIR tablets is famciclovir, an orally administered prodrug of the antiviral agent penciclovir. Chemically, famciclovir is known as 2-[2-(2-amino-9H-purin-9-yl)ethyl]-1,3-propanediol diacetate. Its molecular formula is C14H19N5O4; its molecular weight is 321.3.
Take Famvir exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Taking more Famvir than prescribed will not make this medicine more effective For cold sores or genital herpes, you should start taking Famvir as soon as possible after the first appearance of symptoms (such as tingling, burning, blisters). You may take Famvir with or without food.
If your symptoms do not improve within a few days, or if they become worse, check with your doctor. The areas affected by herpes should be kept as clean and dry as possible. Also, wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid irritating the sores (blisters). Furthermore, this Medicine Requires a Prescription to purchase. Proceed further to know the steps.
Famciclovir (APO) 500mg
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