Famvir, a brand-name version of Famciclovir, is available by prescription in tablet form in different strengths. Famvir is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections, most commonly for herpes zoster. It is a prodrug form of penciclovir with improved oral bioavailability. You can save on brand name and generic Famvir by filling prescriptions online at our Online Pharmacy.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):
Why is Famvir (Famciclovir) prescribed?
Famvir is a prescription antiviral medicine used to treat shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes caused by herpes viruses. Famvir contains the active ingredient famciclovir that inhibits the herpes viral DNA synthesis and replication. But the medication is not a cure for herpes. It is not known if the medicine can prevent the spread of herpes. The safety and efficacy of this medicine are not known in children younger than 18 years of age.
Benefits and uses of Famvir
Famvir is used for the treatment of the following herpes virus infections:
Herpes labialis or cold sores:
It is an infection of the mouth area caused by the herpes simplex virus. This highly contagious infection causes small, painful fluid-filled blisters around or inside the mouth especially on the lips, gums, or throat.
This sexually transmitted infection is caused by a highly contagious virus called the herpes simplex virus. It causes itchy and painful blisters on the genital and anal areas.
Herpes zoster (shingles):
It is caused by the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox virus), resulting in painful blisters and skin rash.
Famvir helps to reduce the severity and length of the infection. It also heals the blisters/sores, reduces itching, decreases new blisters formation, and relieves pain. It prevents the spread of the virus to other parts of the body and the risk of serious infections. It also minimizes the recurrent episodes of herpes.
Side Effects of Famvir
Patients taking Famvir may have common side effects, including:
- abdominal pain
- diarrhea or constipation
- nausea and vomiting
Famvir may also cause adverse side effects that require medical attention, including:
- confusion, hallucinations
- liver problems such as jaundice
- decreased or no urination
- swelling in your feet, ankles, and leg
- shortness of breath
- low platelet level
- severe allergic reactions, rash, swelling of your face, mouth, or tongue, and breathing problems.
How to take Famvir?
Famvir is available as tablets in three different strengths: 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg. Take Famvir orally with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The doses depend on the medical condition of the patients.
- The recommended dosage for recurrent herpes labialis: 1500 mg once a day
- The recommended dosage for the treatment of recurrent genital herpes: 1000 mg twice a day (1 day)
- The recommended dosage for herpes zoster: 500 mg every 8 hours (7 days)
This medication should be initiated at the first sign or symptom of the viral infection. Patients should not stop taking the medication without consulting their doctor.
Famvir may interact with other medications, increasing the risk for adverse reactions in the body. Before starting the treatment, tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, especially:
- Other medicines to treat herpes infection
- Do not take Famvir if you are allergic to Famciclovir or any other ingredients of the drug.
- Tell your doctor if you have had kidney or liver problems, galactose intolerance, a lactase deficiency, malabsorption, or other health conditions.
- Consult with your doctor about the safety of the medication if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
- Herpes can transmit to your partner even if you are taking Famvir. Patients need to practice safer sex to reduce the risk of its transmission. Use a condom made of latex or polyurethane every time you have sex.
- The safety of Famvir has not been known against the first episode of genital herpes, ophthalmic zoster, and recurrent genital herpes in black and African American patients.
- Finish a full course of Famvir even if you start feeling better.
Is there a Generic Famvir available?
Yes, the generic equivalent to Famvir is Famciclovir.
Can I buy Famvir without prescription?
No, a valid prescription is required for this medication.
Is there any Famvir Coupon available?
Yes, You can save upto 80% on generic and brand Famvir using our prescription coupons.
How to Buy Famvir (Famciclovir) online?
People can buy Famvir (Famciclovir) by calling Offshore Pharmacy customer support, or by placing an online order at offshorecheapmeds.com. In addition, customer support is backed by a chat feature. For extra information, search on the "How to Order" page on offshorecheapmeds.com.
Is it possible to Get Famvir (Famciclovir) Online?
Yes, licensed medical practitioners may recommend Famvir (Famciclovir) online after a medical assessment. Patients can discuss with their online doctors to understand the disease/disorder and then the doctor will provide a prescription for the medication accordingly. Then, you can share the Rx with us via email, fax or upload the prescription to a licensed online Canadian pharmacy.
Is there a need for a prescription for Famvir (Famciclovir)?
Famvir (Famciclovir) is a drug that is sold only with a prescription provided by doctor. While processing the order for Famvir (Famciclovir), it is essential to get a valid prescription from the concerned doctor. The prescription may be scanned, emailed, or uploaded at Offshore Cheap Meds. Otherwise, we at Offshore Cheap Meds can also contact the concerned doctor to obtain a valid prescription.
How much amount can be ordered of Famvir (Famciclovir)?
The maximum quantity of Famvir that can be ordered online at a time is a 90-day supply. The quantity depends upon the directions and amount stated on the medical prescription. Refilling alternatives also come for future requirements.
Getting an order of Famvir (Famciclovir) online from Offshore Cheap Meds
Offshore Cheap Meds is a totally safe and secure way to order medications online. It works similarly to any other traditional pharmacy. Offshore Cheap Meds aims at serving safe and affordable prescription medication to people. You just only need to have your prescription from a licensed doctor.
Are there any coupons for Famvir (Famciclovir)?
Yes, Offshore Cheap Meds offer a coupon for Famvir (Famciclovir) with an additional discount to help people save money on medicines. Using the coupon code mentioned on the website, people can save several dollars on their medication. People must take care of the minimum order value. They can use the coupon at checkout to attain swift discounts, hence, they can pay less for their prescription.
Do Offshore Cheap Meds ship medications to the United States?
Yes. Offshore Cheap Meds deliver all around the United States of America. Once the product has been dispatched, an email notification is sent to the customer.
Is there any option for express shipping?
An express shipping alternative is obtainable. The delivery time is seven to twelve business days. People can check this alternative of Express shipping at the checkout page while processing the medication order.
How to refill a prescription?
Offshore Pharmacy make it easy to refill a particular medicine. By going to the reorder section of My Account tab, a person can easily put a refill alternative available online. For ordering a refill, call us or chat with customer support. Also, this live chat feature is one of the convenient ways to reach us while doing a refill order.
Is there any option of auto-refilling the prescriptions?
Offshore Cheap Meds does not automatically refill prescriptions. As it can be the case where a person no longer requires similar medication or the concerned doctor might go for dose adjustments or other factors. Yet, there is a refill reminder service available with us.