くすりのしおり

Injection
Published: 5/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
ACICLOVIR for intravenous infusion 250mg Bag 100mL "IROM"
 Active ingredient:
Aciclovir
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses the proliferation of herpes simplex viruses and varicella/herpes zoster viruses by inhibiting DNA synthesis of viruses.
It is usually used to treat infections due to herpes simplex viruses and varicella/herpes zoster viruses.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: renal disorder or liver disorder
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, children and neonates, inject by intravenous infusion 3 times a day.
  • This medicine may be injected 7 days for adults and children, 10 days for neonatal herpes simplex virus infection, as a guide.
  • You may use this medicine for a long period according to your symptoms.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Drink a large amount of water than usual while you are on this medicine.
    However, if you have been instructed to restrict a water intake, you consult with your doctor and pharmacist.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include fever, rash, erythema, hives, itch, bulla, fixed drug eruption, photosensitivity, anemia, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, gastric pain, diarrhea, loose stools, lose of appetite, consciousness disorder, tachycardia, palpitation, joint pain, general malaise, headache and respiratory distress. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • respiratory distress, angioedema [anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, bleeding tendency, general malaise [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, decreased platelets, disseminated intravascular coagulation syndrome, thrombocytopenic purpura]
  • decreased urine output, edema, general malaise [acute renal failure]
  • consciousness disorder, coma, delirium, hallucination [neuropsychiatric symptoms]
  • general malaise, yellowing of the skin and white of eyes [hepatitis, liver dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.