Nixoderm Oint 10gmDrug brand named NIXODERM OINT 10GM is manufactured by CHEMICURE LABORATORIES PVT LTD and mainly contents the generic drug Acyclovir.
Active Ingredients of NIXODERM OINT 10GMAcyclovir 10 gm
Can we use NIXODERM OINT 10GM during pregnencyPregnancy D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks
Can we use NIXODERM OINT 10GM during lactationLactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective
For what type of diseases NIXODERM OINT 10GM may be prescribedGenital herpes SimplexMucocutaneous H Simplex H simplex encephalitis H Simplex keratitis Herpes zoster Chicken keratitis Infections of skin caused by Herpes simplex virus This includes initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis
What are the known Side Effects of NIXODERM OINT 10GMNausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity
Precautions before taking NIXODERM OINT 10GMAcyclovir may decrease levels of phenytoinDilantin or valproic acid Depakote Depakote ER Probenecid Benemid may increase acyclovir serum levels by decreasing renal excretion of acyclovir Acyclovir may increase serum levels of theophylline TheoDur Respbid SloBid Theo24 Theolair Uniphyl SloPhyllin
Significance of NIXODERM OINT 10GMAcyclovir is an antiviral drug a synthetic nucleoside analogue that is active against the herpes viruses including herpes simplex 1 and 2 cold sores and genital herpes varicellazoster shingles and chickenpox and EpsteinBarr virus mononucleosis Viruses take over living cells and reproduce themselves often at the expense of the host cell The acyclovir is converted to an active form by the virus itself and the virus then uses the active form of acyclovir rather than the nucleoside it normally uses to manufacture DNA a critical component of viral replication Incorporation of active acyclovir into new viral DNA stops the production of the DNA Virally infected cells absorb more acyclovir than normal cells and convert more of it to the active form which prolongs its antiviral activity