Famciclovir

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Famciclovir

Drug Info for famciclovir

Famciclovir is used to treat herpes zoster (shingles; a rash that can occur in people who have had chickenpox in the past). It is also used to treat repeat outbreaks of herpes virus cold sores or fever blisters in people with a normal immune system. Famciclovir is used to treat repeat outbreaks and to prevent further outbreaks of genital herpes (a herpes virus infection that causes sores to form around the genitals and rectum from time to time) in people with a normal immune system. Famciclovir is also used to treat returning herpes simplex infections of the skin and mucus membranes (mouth, anus) in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Famciclovir is in a class of medications called antivirals. It works by stopping the spread of the herpes virus in the body. Famciclovir does not cure herpes infections and may not stop the spread of herpes virus to other people. However, it may decrease the symptoms of pain, burning, tingling, tenderness, and itching; help sores to heal; and prevent new sores from forming.

Famciclovir is an antiviral drug that treats herpes infections. Famvir is the generic version. For a supply of 21 Famciclovir oral tablets 500 mg, the average cost is $196. However, you can use our free OptionRx coupon card to save significantly on Famciclovir prices at a participating pharmacy near you.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Take this medicine at the first sign of a herpes breakout or as soon as possible. The medicine might not work as well if you start treatment too late.

Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to famciclovir or penciclovir cream.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or lactose absorption problems.

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Famciclovir will not stop the spread of herpes during sex. Avoid having sex while you have herpes sores.

Even if you have no signs of a herpes infection, it is still possible to spread the virus to others during sex. Talk with your doctor about ways to keep from spreading the virus.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Some medicines can affect how famciclovir works. Tell your doctor if you are using probenecid.

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.

Famciclovir will not stop the spread of herpes during sex. Avoid having sex while you have herpes sores.

Even if you have no signs of a herpes infection, it is still possible to spread the virus to others during sex. Talk with your doctor about ways to keep from spreading the virus.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  • Rapid weight gain, swelling of your face, ankles, or hands
  • Tiredness.
  • Confusion, dizziness, sleepiness
  • Headache
Frequently Asked Questions

Famciclovir tablets are prescribed to those with chickenpox and shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex). Famciclovir slows the progression of the herpes virus by blocking an enzyme that the virus needs in order to replicate. By preventing the virus from multiplying, the virus is controlled, and the body’s immune system can fight it. This medication will not cure herpes, but it does help to prevent breakouts of sores and blisters.

Similar brand-name drugs to Famciclovir available on the market in the U.S. include Famvir. Consult with your doctor for more information about these drugs and to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Famciclovir price without insurance is $196 for a supply of 21, 500 mg tablets. Prices may vary depending on the dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

Famciclovir is a generic drug. The brand-name drug is called Famvir. Use our free coupon card to save up to 80% on the cost of either Famciclovir or the brand-name version when you purchase your medication at a participating local pharmacy.

Famciclovir tablets are available in the following strengths: 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg. Your required dosage will depend on your age, your condition, other medications you take, and more. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There are not currently any additional discount offers available for Famciclovir. However, you can save on the retail price of this medication by asking your local pharmacy if they accept OptionRx pharmacy coupons, or check our site to find which pharmacies near you accept our savings card. OptionRx coupons offer uninsured and underinsured patients an opportunity to save. Our free coupon card is free and easy to use, and our customers usually find that they save more using our coupon instead of a manufacturer coupon.