Effects of other medicinal products on famciclovir.
Read this Patient Information before you start taking Famciclovir tablets and each time you get a refill.
The active ingredient in FAMVIR tablets is famciclovir, an orally administered prodrug of the antiviral agent penciclovir.
Concurrent use with probenecid or other drugs significantly eliminated by active renal tubular secretion may result in increased plasma concentrations of penciclovir. Hepatobiliary disorders Abnormal liver function tests, cholestatic jaundice. FAMVIR is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the product, its components, or Denavir penciclovir cream. Because reduced clearance of penciclovir is related to reduced renal function, as measured by creatinine clearance, special attention should be given to doses in patients with impaired renal function.
Monitor for evidence of penciclovir toxicity.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Pharmacotherapy should be used as a part of a comprehensive management program that includes psychosocial support and treatment.
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Patients taking sulfonylureas should be closely monitored for worsening glycemic control when an atypical antipsychotic is instituted.
Phenothiazines are secreted in breast milk and may cause harm to nursing infants.
The two drugs appeared to demonstrate similar efficacy and famciclovir was well tolerated. Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the varicella zoster virus. It is also used to treat repeat outbreaks of herpes virus cold sores or fever blisters in people with a normal immune system.
Suppressive therapy with valacyclovir and famciclovir is safe and effective for at least a year.