May 23 2022

Active ingredient: acyclovir

The administration of acyclovir is sometimes associated with somnolence, usually in patients receiving high doses or with impaired renal function, so that, before driving or operating machinery, the patient should make sure that this medicine no effect. As indicated, the patient's condition and the possible adverse effects of acyclovir should be taken into consideration when assessing the ability of patients to drive or operate machinery.

No systematic studies have been conducted to investigate the effect of acyclovir on the ability of driving or using machinery. In addition, a possible detrimental effect on such activities can not be predicted only from the pharmacological properties of the substance.