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Composition FOR GLENVIRAX

Acyclovir Topical(5%)

food interaction for GLENVIRAX

alcohol interaction for GLENVIRAX

pregnancy interaction for GLENVIRAX

lactation interaction for GLENVIRAX

medicine interaction for GLENVIRAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Glenvirax 5% cream 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
Glenvirax 5% cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR GLENVIRAX

Acyclovir Topical(5%)

Uses

Glenvirax 5% cream is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus

How it works

Glenvirax 5% cream prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

Common side effects

Dry skin, Skin flakes

SUBSTITUTES FOR GLENVIRAX

6 Substitutes
6 Substitutes
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  • PRIMACORT PLUS 5% CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 13.33/GM of cream
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    Rs. 66.67
    pay 39% more per GM of cream
  • PSYVIR 5% CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Psycormedies
    Rs. 13.74/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 68.68
    pay 43% more per GM of cream
  • HERPESAFE 5% CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 7.50/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 75
    save 22% more per GM of cream
  • SETUVIR 5% CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 7.28/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 36.40
    save 24% more per GM of cream
  • ZOVISTAR 5% CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Monichem Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8.08/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 40.38
    save 16% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice FOR GLENVIRAX

  • Wash your hands before and after using acyclovir cream. Wash and dry the affected area before applying the cream/ointment. 
  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Inform your doctor before using acyclovir topical, if you have conditions that can make your immune system weak such as HIV, AIDS or bone marrow transplantation.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to acyclovir or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions FOR GLENVIRAX

Acyclovir Topical

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 Acivir cream same as acyclovir cream?
Acivir is a trade name for active drug acyclovir

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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)