some sort of pimples are on my face and doctor recommended this medicine to me but because of it my complection is getting dark.i just want to know side-effects of this medicine?
Penvir is not marketed in the US, it could be available with another name which is Famvir, however please double check it with the doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med.
Most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Famvir:
Diarrhea; gas; headache; nausea; stomach pain; tiredness; vomiting.
Severe side effects occur when using Famvir and would require seeking medical help:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); change in the amount of urine produced; confusion; delirium; disorientation; hallucinations; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; unusual bruising or bleeding; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
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