Aclovir 5% Ointment

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Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Aclovir 5% Ointment

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155.88
₹31.18/Ointment
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Aclovir Ointment

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Uses of Aclovir Ointment

Aclovir 5% 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 Aclovir Ointment

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use Aclovir Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Aclovir Ointment works

Aclovir 5% 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 Aclovir Ointment

Warnings
Special precautions for Aclovir 5% Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aclovir 5% 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
Aclovir 5% Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Aclovir 5% Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Aclovir
5% Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Aclovir
5% 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 Aclovir 5% 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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