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Viracure Tab 250mg

Viracure Tab 250mg

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Viracure Tablets Specification

Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




Used For

Viral Infection

How it works

Famciclovir is converted to penciclovir, which is converted to the triphosphate form (penciclovir triphosphate). Penciclovir triphosphate selectively inhibits viral DNA polymerase by competing with deoxyguanosine triphosphate.

Viracure Tablets Usage And Safety



Side Effects

Very common side effects - Headache ; Common side effects - Feeling sick (nausea) - Vomiting - Dizziness - Drowsiness - Rash - Pruritus - Liver function test giving abnormal results ; Uncommon side effects - Confusion - Severe skin reactions .

Drug Interactions

Raloxifen , Probenecid .


It is used to treat two types of viral infections in adults: Shingles (herpes zoster) , Genital herpes.

When not to Use

Do not take : If you are allergic to famciclovir, to any of the other ingredients of this medicine , or to penciclovir (the active metabolite of famciclovir and an ingredient of some other medicines).

Viracure Tablets Precautions


Take special care with Famciclovir If you have kidney problems (or have had them before). Your doctor may decide to give you a lower dose of Famciclovir .

Viracure Tablets Warnings

Warning 1

Famciclovir is not to be used during breast-feeding unless clearly necessary as it is not known whether famciclovir can pass into human milk. Your doctor will discuss with you the possible risks of taking Famciclovir during breast-feeding.

Warning 2

Take special care with Famciclovir if you have problems with your body’s immune system .

Warning 3

Take special care with Famciclovir if you have liver problems.

Viracure Tablets Additional Information

Pregnancy category

Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

Storage (YES/NO)

Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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