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Acylex 200MG 25s Tablet

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Original price Rs.350.00
Current price Rs.332.50

Acyclovir is used to treat infections caused by certain types of viruses. It treats cold sores around the mouth (caused by herpes simplex), shingles (caused by herpes zoster), and chickenpox.

Side Effects

Nausea, diarrhea, headache, or vomiting may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

When not to use

It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.


Before using it, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to valacyclovir; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as polyethylene glycol), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.


Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.


Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, conditions related to a weakened immune system (such as HIV disease, bone marrow transplant, kidney transplant).


This medication works best when started at the first sign of an outbreak, as directed by your doctor. It may not work as well if you delay treatment.


Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.

Drugs to avoid

Some products that may interact with this drug include: other drugs that may cause kidney problems (including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen).

Expert Advice
To be taken with or without meal. If taken with meal prevents the chances of GI disturbances.
It is advised to contact the prescriber in case of muscle pain, fever, acute headache, difficulty urinating, concentrated urine, constant lethargy or in severe nausea & vomiting.
The therapy courses to be fulfilled even if one starts feeling better.
Advised to not perform sexual intercourse if visible lesions are present
Maintain hydration (2-3 liters/day), unless restricted from the prescriber.


Acyclovir is an antiviral medicine and helps in the treatment of herpes, chickenpox, and shingles.
It prevents the multiplication of viruses in human cells and therefore helps in clearing the infection.
It may be taken with or without food, dissolved in water, and at the exact time as prescribed.

Product Name: Acylex Tab 200mg 5x5's

Product Form: Tablet

Pack Size: 5x5's


Generic Category: Anti-viral

Ingredients: Acyclovir