Famciclovir 500mg Tablets 3

Famciclovir 500mg Tablets 3
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Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, change or worsen consult your health professional.

Keep out of reach of children.


Store below 25°C


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Famciclovir is indicated for the treatment of herpes zoster infection in adult patients who commence therapy within 72 hours of the onset of rash. Greatest benefit occurs if the drug is started within 48 hours. Efficacy has not been demonstrated in patients less than 50 years of age, although the occasional younger patient with severe herpes zoster may benefit from therapy with famciclovir. Herpes zoster infection is generally a milder condition in younger patients.

Famciclovir is also indicated for the treatment of recurrent episodes of genital herpes in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older.

Famciclovir is also indicated for suppression of recurrent genital herpes.

Famciclovir is also indicated for the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in immunocompetent adult patients.

Famciclovir is also indicated in immunocompromised patients for:

· treatment of uncomplicated herpes zoster

· treatment of recurrent herpes simplex

· suppression of recurrent herpes simplex.

You can take famciclovir with or without food. Take this drug at the time(s) recommended by your doctor. You can cut or crush the tablet.

Dosage for oral herpes outbreaks: 1,500 mg taken as a single dose once per day.

Dosage for genital herpes outbreaks: 1,000 mg taken twice per day for 1 day. Typical dosage for long-term preventive care: 250 mg taken twice per day.

Dosage for shingles outbreaks: Typical dosage: 500 mg every 8 hours for 7 days.

This medication has not been approved for use in children. It should not be used in people younger than 18 years.

Store famciclovir at 25°C.

Famciclovir 500mg per tablet.



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