Administration with Food
When famciclovir was administered with food, penciclovir Cmax decreased approximately 50%. Because the systemic availability of penciclovir (AUC) was not altered, it appears that Famvir may be taken without regard to meals.
Famvir® (famciclovir) is supplied as film-coated tablets as follows: 125 mg in bottles of 30; 250 mg in bottles of 30; and 500 mg in bottles of 30 and Single Unit Packages of 50 (intended for institutional use only).
Famvir 125 mg tablet:
White, round film-coated, biconvex, beveled edges, debossed with "FAMVIR" on one side and "125" on the other.
125 mg 30'sâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...â€¦â€¦NDC 0078-0366-15
Famvir 250 mg tablet:
White, round film-coated, biconvex, beveled edges, debossed with "FAMVIR" on one side and "250" on the other.
250 mg 30'sâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...NDC 0078-0367-15
Famvir 500 mg tablet:
White, oval film-coated, biconvex, debossed with "FAMVIR" on one side and "500" on the other.
500 mg 30'sâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.......NDC 0078-0368-15
500 mg SUP 50'sâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...NDC 0078-0368-64
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
REV: DECEMBER 2008 T2009-99
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
East Hanover, NJ 07936