HERPEX 5%W/W CREAM

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56.45
5 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of HERPEX CREAM

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Uses of HERPEX CREAM

Herpex 5%w/w cream 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 HERPEX CREAM

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use HERPEX 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 HERPEX CREAM works

Herpex 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 HERPEX CREAM

Warnings
Special precautions for HERPEX 5%W/W CREAM
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Herpex 5%w/w 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Herpex 5%w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 HERPEX 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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