Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment

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51.71
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Acivir Eye Ointment

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Uses of Acivir Eye Ointment

Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and eye infections by Herpes simplex virus.
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Side effects of Acivir Eye Ointment

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use Acivir Eye Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Acivir Eye Ointment works

Acivir 3% w/w eye ointment is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Acivir Eye Ointment

Warnings
Special precautions for Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Acivir
3% w/w Eye Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Acivir
3% w/w Eye Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acyclovir Topical, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acivir 3% w/w Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Acyclovir Topical

Q. Is Acivir cream same as acyclovir cream?
Acivir is a trade name for active drug acyclovir
Q. Is acyclovir topical effective?
Acyclovir topical is an antiviral drug used to treat infections caused by herpes simplex virus. It is effective if used as advised by your doctor. The effectiveness of acyclovir may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Zovirax a steroid?
Zovirax is a trade name for active drug acyclovir. It is not a steroid.

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