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Acyclovir

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Overview

What is Sitavig?

SITAVIG (acyclovir) buccal tablet is applied topically to the gum and releases acyclovir as the buccal tablet gradually dissolves

Acyclovir is a synthetic purine nucleoside analogue active against herpes viruses. The chemical name of acyclovir is 2-amino-1,9-dihydro-9-[(2-hydroxyethoxy)methyl]-6H-purin-6-one; it has a molecular formula of CHNO and a molecular weight of 225. The structural formula is shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Structural Formula of Acyclovir

Acyclovir drug substance is a white or almost white crystalline powder.

SITAVIG contains 50 mg of acyclovir, USP and the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, USP; milk protein concentrate; sodium lauryl sulfate, NF; magnesium stearate, NF; microcrystalline cellulose, NF; povidone, USP; colloidal silicon dioxide, NF.



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What are the available doses of Sitavig?

50 mg buccal tablets ().

What should I talk to my health care provider before I take Sitavig?

How should I use Sitavig?

SITAVIG is indicated for the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in immunocompetent adults.

One SITAVIG 50 mg buccal tablet should be applied as a single dose to the upper gum region (canine fossa).


What interacts with Sitavig?

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What are the warnings of Sitavig?

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What are the precautions of Sitavig?

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What are the side effects of Sitavig?

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What should I look out for while using Sitavig?

SITAVIG is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity (e.g., anaphylaxis) to acyclovir, milk protein concentrate, or any other component of the product.


What might happen if I take too much Sitavig?

Acyclovir absorption and systemic exposure following application of SITAVIG are minimal. Overdose is therefore unlikely

Symptomatic and supportive care is the basis for management.


How should I store and handle Sitavig?

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Keep tightly closed (protect from moisture). Protect from light.SITAVIG 50 mg buccal tablets are supplied as off-white tablets containing 50 mg of acyclovir. SITAVIG tablets have a rounded side and a flat side. SITAVIG tablets are packaged in blisters (NDC 68712-049-02).


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Acyclovir is an antiviral drug [see ].

Non-Clinical Toxicology
SITAVIG is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity (e.g., anaphylaxis) to acyclovir, milk protein concentrate, or any other component of the product.

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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