Acivir 5% w/w Cream
5 gm in 1 tube
Medicine Overview of Acivir Cream
Side effects of Acivir Cream
Stinging in the eyes.
How to use Acivir Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Acivir Cream works
Acivir 5% w/w cream is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.
In Depth Information on Acivir Cream
Special precautions for Acivir 5% w/w Cream
No interaction found
Acivir 5% w/w Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Acivir 5% w/w Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area....
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Acivir 5% w/w Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Acivir+more
5% w/w Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
Frequently asked questions for Acivir 5% w/w Cream
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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