Summary for ARTG Entry:
FANTIVIR famciclovir 125 mg tablet bottle
ARTG entry for
Southern Cross Pharma Pty Ltd
PO Box 2037,MALUA BAY, NSW, 2536
ARTG Start Date
Drug Safety Evaluation Branch
Conditions applicable to all therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered or Listed Therapeutic Goods
Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.
Conditions applicable to the relevant category and class of therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered
or Listed Therapeutic Goods Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.
Single Medicine Product
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Famciclovir is indicated for:
òTreatment of herpes zoster infection in adult patients who commence therapy within 72 hours of the onset of rash. Greatest benefit occurs if the drug
is started within 48 hours. Efficacy has not been demonstrated in patients less than 50 years of age, although the occasional younger patient with severe
herpes zoster may benefit from therapy with famciclovir. Herpes zoster infection is generally a milder condition in younger patients.
òTreatment of recurrent episodes of genital herpes in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older.
òSuppression of recurrent genital herpes.
òTreatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in immunocompetent adult patients.,Famciclovir is also indicated in immunocompromised patients
òTreatment of uncomplicated herpes zoster.
òTreatment of recurrent herpes simplex.
òSuppression of recurrent herpes simplex.
Additional Product information
Store below 25
Pack Size/Poison information
(S4) Prescription Only Medicine
Tablet, film coated
Route of Administration
White round film coated tablets with FM on one side and 125 on the other
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