Famcimac 250 Tablet (Famciclovir 250mg)
$74.00 – $202.00
|Country of Origin||
Herpes labialis, Genital herpes infection, Herpes zoster
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
6 tablets in 1 strip
60 Tablet/s, 120 Tablet/s, 180 Tablet/s
|Famcimac 250 Tablet (Famciclovir 250mg)|
|Pack Size||Price||Price/Unit||Add To Cart|
|60 Tablet/s||$74.00 (1.23/unit)||$1.23|
|120 Tablet/s||$144.00 (1.2/unit)||$1.2|
|180 Tablet/s||$202.00 (1.12/unit)||$1.12|
Famcimac 250 mg Tablet is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of shingles, a herpes zoster infection which occurs in patients who have had chicken pox in the past. This infection causes pain, burning, and blisters. This medicine is also used to treat or prevent repeat outbreaks of fever, blisters, and cold sores in people with normal immunity and sores formed around genitals and rectum from time to time. It does not cure herpes infection and may not stop the spread of herpes infection to other people.
Major & minor side effects for Famcimac 250 mg Tablet
Elevated liver enzymes
Nervousness and confusion
Skin rash and itching
Uses of Famcimac 250 mg Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Herpes Zoster Infections
This medicine is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection (shingles). The infection is characterized by a painful rash with blisters and burning. It occurs in patients who have had chicken pox in the past.
This medicine is used for the treatment and prevention of recurrent episodes of genital herpes, which are sores that form around the genitals and rectum from time to time in people with a normal immune system.
This medicine is used to treat repeat outbreaks of herpes cold sores and fever blisters that occur in people with a normal immune system.
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to famciclovir or any other medicines of the same class.
Warnings for special population
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Impaired kidney function
Famcimac 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with a severe kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Effect on nervous system
Patients who experience drowsiness, sleepiness, or confusion while on treatment with Famcimac 250 mg Tablet are advised not to perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery.
Famcimac 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the elderly population with kidney injury or liver injury due to an increase in the risk of neurological problems. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Famcimac 250 mg Tablet may increase the risk of kidney injury when taken with other medicines that cause kidney damage. An adequate amount of water should be consumed to decrease this risk.
If a dose of Famcimac 250 mg Tablet is missed, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, continue with the normal dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately in case of an overdose.
Strictly follow all the instructions on the label and take Famcimac 250 mg Tablet only as directed. Do not take more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine. Use this medicine as soon as possible after symptoms appear and complete the entire treatment schedule even if you feel better after the initial doses.