HERPEX 5%W/W CREAM

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Rs.56.45for 1 tube(s) (5 GM cream each)
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Composition FOR HERPEX 5%w/w cream

Acyclovir Topical(5%w/w)

food interaction for HERPEX cream

alcohol interaction for HERPEX cream

pregnancy interaction for HERPEX cream

lactation interaction for HERPEX cream

medicine interaction for HERPEX cream

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Herpex 5%w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR HERPEX 5%w/w cream

Acyclovir Topical(5%w/w)

Herpex cream uses

Herpex 5%w/w cream is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and eye infections by herpes simplex virus.

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.

Common side effects of herpex cream

Stinging in the eyes.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR HERPEX 5%W/W CREAM

Patients taking HERPEX 5%W/W CREAM

  • 64%
    Once A Day
  • 26%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Four Times A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR HERPEX cream

3 Substitutes
3 Substitutes
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  • ACIVIR 5% W/W CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 10.90/GM of cream
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    Rs. 54.50
    save 3% more per GM of cream
  • OCUVIR SKIN 5% CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    FDC Ltd
    Rs. 11.26/GM of cream
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    Rs. 56.32
    same price
  • ZOSTER 5% W/W CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Leeford Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 3/GM of cream
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    Rs. 15
    save 73% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice FOR HERPEX cream

    Frequently asked questions FOR HERPEX 5%w/w cream

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