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The following information is a summary about
DENAVIR. It is not intended to replace a doctor's instructions.
Chemical Name: PENCICLOVIR
This medicine is an
antiviral used to treat cold sores.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR
OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that
you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions,
allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS
MEDICINE IS MOST EFFECTIVE WHEN applied at the earliest sign of
tingling or swelling. To apply this medicine, gently rub the
medicine in until it is evenly distributed. Wash your hands
immediately after using this medicine. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room
temperature, away from heat and light. Keep the container tightly
closed. TO CLEAR UP YOUR INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue using this
medicine on the recommended schedule unless otherwise directed by
your doctor. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS
MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your
next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing
Avoid getting this
medicine in your eyes. If your symptoms do not improve or if they
become worse, check with your doctor. FOR WOMEN: IT IS UNKNOWN IF
THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while
taking this medicine.
Possible side effects
SIDE EFFECTS, that
may go away during treatment, include burning or itching. If they
continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice
other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or
can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing
its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your
medicines interact with each other.
If you take too much
If overdose is
suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
DO NOT SHARE THIS
MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS
MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the
reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.