What is Famtrex 250mg ?
Famtrex 250mg contains the active ingredient famciclovir and is considered an antiviral medication. It works by slowing the growth and spread of the herpes virus so the body can fight the infection. It is used to treat certain types of infections caused by the herpes virus such as shingles, cold sores and genital herpes. It can also help reduce the number of future episodes.
How is Famtrex 250mg used?
Famtrex 250mg should be taken orally 2 to 3 times daily or as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with some liquids. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patient�s condition and their response to the therapy. The complete course of the prescribed dose must be completed to prevent the infection from returning.
Patients using Famtrex 250mg may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
Urinating less or not at all
Unexplained rapid weight gain
The medication can be used to treat the symptoms of the infections but cannot cure the conditions.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Famtrex 250mg is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.