Famcimac 500mg is an antiviral drug. Famcimac 500mg helps in the treatment of viral infections such as cold sores, herpes simplex viral infections, shingles, and genital herpes.

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Generic Brand 
Medication For 
Herpes labialis, Chickenpox, Genital herpes infection
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Famcimac 500mg

Famcimac 500mg is an antiviral drug. Buy Famcimac 500mg helps in the treatment of viral infections such as cold sores, herpes simplex viral infections, shingles, and genital herpes. It prevents the virus from multiplying in human cells and thus helps to get rid of the infection.

What is Famcimac 500mg?

Famcimac 500mg falls under the category of drugs known as antivirals. It is used to treat herpes zoster and recurrent skin infections in people with a history of HIV infection. It is also used to treat cold sores and genital herpes.

Who is the Manufacturer of Famcimac 500mg?

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

How does Famcimac 500mg work?

This medicine belongs to a class of antiviral medicines that are used to treat various herpes infections, such as shingles, herpes simplex virus 2, cold sores, and the frequent appearance of herpes simplex in patients. with HIV. It is a prodrug that belongs to the analog class of guanosine. Therefore, after ingestion, it becomes penciclovir, which changes again when it reaches the body’s viral cells. Activated penciclovir blocks the action of DNA polymerase.

What is the use of Famcimac 500mg?

Genital herpes

This medicine is used to treat initial and recurrent episodes of genital herpes, a sexually transmitted viral infection that affects the genitals and is caused by the herpes simplex virus. Symptoms include sores on the genitals, tingling, burning, or itching around the genitals, etc.

Herpes zoster infection

This medicine is used to treat herpes zoster, a viral infection caused by the chickenpox virus. It can occur anywhere on the body and manifests with symptoms such as painful rash, itching, blistering, tingling, etc.

Labial herpes

This medication is used to treat recurring outbreaks of cold sores and blisters that occur in people with normal immune systems.

How to take Famcimac 500mg?

  • Take this medication for the dose and duration recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not chew, crush, or break.
  • Famcimac 500mg tablet can be taken on an empty stomach.

What are the Side Effects of Famcimac 500mg?

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

Dosage of Famcimac

What are the Dosage instructions For Famcimac 500?

missed dose

If you miss a dose of Famcimac 500mg tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and go back to your usual schedule. Do not double the dose.


Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.

What are the common drug Interactions?

Interaction with Medicine

  • Pemetrexed
  • Entecavir

What are the Precautions before using Famcimac 500?

Pregnancy: should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the risk.

Alcohol: No data available. Consult your doctor

Driving: Be careful when driving or using machines, as this medicine may cause damage to your eyesight.

Kidney: Caution is recommended in patients with kidney disease.

LIVER: Caution is recommended in patients with liver disease.


Warnings for special populations


This medicine is excreted in human milk. It is recommended for women to breastfeed only if clearly needed. The risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before taking this medicine.


It is not recommended to use this medicine during pregnancy unless clearly necessary.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for children under 13 years of age.

General warnings

Impaired kidney function

This medicine is excreted by the kidneys. The concentration of this medicine may increase in patients with impaired renal function.


This medicine may increase the risk of kidney damage when taken with other medicines that cause kidney damage. Adequate water should be consumed to prevent drug build-up.

Effects on the nervous system

Patients who experience drowsiness, drowsiness, or confusion during treatment with Famcimac 500 mg tablet are advised not to perform any activities requiring high mental activity, such as driving a car or working with heavy equipment.

Geriatric use

Famcimac 500 mg tablet should be used with caution in the elderly with kidney or liver damage due to an increased risk of neurological problems. The dose should be adjusted according to the clinical condition.

Additional information

Pack Size

30 Tablet/s, 60 Tablet/s, 90 Tablet/s


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