Zimivir 1000 Tablet

Dosage Form


Active Ingredients



Herpes labialis, Genital herpes infection, Herpes zoster


Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd


3 tablets in 1 strip


Valacyclovir (1000mg)

Pack Size PricePrice/UnitQuantity
30 Tablet/s $50.00 $1.67 /Piece
60 Tablet/s $95.00 $1.58 /Piece
90 Tablet/s $135.00 $1.50 /Piece
Dosage Form


Active Ingredients



Herpes labialis, Genital herpes infection, Herpes zoster


Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd


3 tablets in 1 strip


Valacyclovir (1000mg)

Substitution Valcivir 1000mg









What is Zimivir tablet?


Zimivir 1000 is an antiviral prescription medicine that treats patients who are suffering from outbreaks of the herpes simplex virus, shingles and cold sores in children at least 12 years of age and shingles in adults.  Zimivir 1000 is also used to treat chickenpox in children who are 2 years of age. This capsule has been clinically validated to reduce the duration and the severity of outbreaks as well as limit the occurrence of future outbreaks.

Zimivir will not cure herpes, but it can lessen the symptoms of the infection. It treats diseases caused by herpes viruses in adults and children. Illnesses caused by herpes viruses include genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, and chickenpox.

How does Zimivir tablet work?

Zimivir tablet acts through a complex chemical process that interferes with the mechanism the herpes virus treats to reproduce, stopping it from multiplying and decreasing the rate at which the infection grows. In short, it prevents the herpes virus from spreading to healthy cells, reducing the effects of the disease. However, Valacyclovir medication does make the impact of herpes less severe, meaning the sores developed from the virus heal faster and the aches, cold symptoms and other symptoms of herpes can become less severe.

How to take Zimivir tablet?

  • Take Zimivir tablet correctly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take medicine in higher amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your physician. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
  • Take each dose with a full glass of water. Drink water while you are taking Zimivir 1000 mg to keep your kidneys working accurately.
  • Zimivir 1000 can be taken with or without food.
  • Take medication for the complete length of time prescribed by your physician. Your signs may get great before the disease is precisely treated.

What should I avoid while taking Zimivir?

Zimivir tablet will not reduce the spread of genital herpes. Herpes diseases are contagious, and you can infect another people even while you are using Zimivir 1000 mg.

Avoid sexual intercourse or use a latex condom to prevent spreading the infection to others. Avoid letting infected areas come into contact with others and away from touching an infected area and then touching your eyes. Wash your hands regularly to prevent passing the infection to other people.

Zimivir tablet side effects

  • allergic reactions like skin rash
  • itching or hives
  • swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • aggressive behavior, confusion, hallucinations
  • problems with balance, talking, walking
  • stomach pain, tremor
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine

What are Precautions of Zimivir 1000?

Alcohol SAFE

It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zimivir 1000.


Although Zimivir 1000 mg does not appear to increase the risk of harm to an unborn baby, the safety of valacyclovir use during pregnancy has not been established. Valacyclovir medication should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks.

Lactation SAFE

Zimivir 1000 capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amounts or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.


Zimivir 1000 mg may cause decreased kidney function or kidney failure. People with kidney disease may need a lower dose of this medication. If you have reduced kidney function or kidney disease, discuss with your doctor.


Zimivir 1000 mg may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Liver SAFE

Zimivir  is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Zimivir 1000 is recommended.

Zimivir Dosage

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you memorize. If it is almost time for your secondary dose, jump dose and take Zimivir 1000 mg capsule at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take the extra capsule to make up the missed dose.


Seek emergency medical consideration if you think you have used too much Zimivir 1000 mg medicine. Overdose symptoms may involve urinating less than routine or not at all.

Quick tips on consuming Zimivir 1000

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine. This helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
  • If you have genital herpes, use barrier methods (condoms) for contraception and avoid sexual contact while the sores are present.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeed.


The amount of time required for valacyclovir to start working can vary based on a number of factors, ranging from the type of infection you have to your Valacyclovir dosage and the total amount of time that passes after you notice symptoms but before you start treatment.

In adults, it treats shingles and cold sores around the mouth. Valacyclovir 1000 mg is also used to treat outbreaks of genital herpes. In people with frequent outbreaks, this medicine is used to reduce the number of future episodes.

There are no specific advice about drinking alcohol while taking valacyclovir, but you should speak with your physician, and it may be best to avoid alcohol when using this treatment.

There are no specific advice about drinking alcohol while taking valacyclovir, but you should speak with your physician, and it may be best to avoid alcohol when using this treatment.

Consult your doctor immediately or reach out the nearest hospital. The symptoms which can be seen if Zimivir 1000 tablet is taken in excess include feeling sick (nausea), vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, agitation, decreased consciousness, and coma.

Taking Zimivir 1000 Tablet if you have advanced HIV infection can increase the risk of developing Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura/Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.

Zimivir tablet reduces the pain and itching caused due to the herpes infection but does not cure it. It helps to heal the sores and prevents the formation of new ones.

Why buy Zimivir tablet from AllDayGeneric?

  • Low prices: We sell prescription medications at low prices. A free medical consultation is included with every prescription.
  • Total privacy: We always kept your information strictly confidential.
  • Convenience: You won’t need to wait in a long Queue at the pharmacy, because your medications will be delivered directly to your door.
  • Authenticity: We only sell authentic Zimivir 1000 mg, manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd at a plant in India. A valid licensed Indian pharmacist dispenses all medications sold by AllDayGeneric.

Disclaimer: The information produced here is the best of our knowledge and experience, and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

AllDayGeneric is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

AllDayGeneric does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

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