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CLOVIR 5% OINTMENT

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Composition FOR CLOVIR

Acyclovir Topical(5%)

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Clovir 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Clovir 5% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CLOVIR

Acyclovir Topical(5%)

Uses

Clovir 5% ointment is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and eye infections by herpes simplex virus.

How it works

Clovir 5% ointment is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

Common side effects

Stinging in the eyes

SUBSTITUTES FOR CLOVIR

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  • HERPIKIND 5% OINTMENT
    (10 GM ointment in tube)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 6.97/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 69.70
    save 7% more per GM of ointment
  • ACLOVIR 5% OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 31.18/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 155.88
    pay 314% more per GM of ointment
  • CLOVIDERM 5% OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Novartis India Ltd
    Rs. 3.75/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 18.75
    save 50% more per GM of ointment

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Expert advice FOR CLOVIR

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Acyclovir Topical. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Acyclovir Topical for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
     

Frequently asked questions FOR CLOVIR

Acyclovir Topical

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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)