Herpikind Ointment

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Herpikind Ointment is an antiviral medicine which helps in treating skin infections caused by Herpes simplex virus such as herpes labialis. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in skin cells and therefore helps in clearing the skin infection.

Herpikind Ointment is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Do not touch the sores unnecessarily with your hands or towel, to avoid spreading the infection.

Some common side effects include burning, irritation, itching and redness of the skin, at the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Do not use it in the eyes, mouth, nose or vagina as it may cause irritation. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.

Uses of Herpikind Ointment

Benefits of Herpikind Ointment

In Herpes labialis

Herpes labialis, commonly known as cold sores, is a viral infection that primarily affects the lip. Symptoms typically include a burning pain followed by small blisters or sores. Herpikind Ointment can speed up healing of herpes labialis and also prevent recurrence of the sores. Keep using this medicine as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Herpikind Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Herpikind

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Herpikind 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.

How Herpikind Ointment works

Herpikind Ointment is an antiviral medication which treats skin infections caused by Herpes simplex virus. It works by preventing the multiplication of virus in the skin cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your skin infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Herpikind Ointment is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Herpikind Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Herpikind Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Herpikind Ointment, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Herpikind Ointment
₹10.2/gm of Ointment
Cloviderm Ointment
Novartis India Ltd
₹3.75/gm of Ointment
63% cheaper
Herporax Ointment
Biocare Remedies
₹7.1/gm of Ointment
30% cheaper
Herperax Ointment
Micro Labs Ltd
₹10.9/gm of Ointment
7% costlier
Aclovir Ointment
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
₹31.18/gm of Ointment
206% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Herpikind Ointment helps treat recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores).
  • Treatment should be started as early as possible following onset of signs and symptoms.
  • Apply it thinly to affected area five times a day, or as suggested by your doctor.
  • Do not use it in the eyes, mouth, nose or vagina as it may cause irritation. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Do not touch the sores unnecessarily with your hands or towel, to avoid spreading the infection.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms have not improved after 10 days of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Antiviral (Non-HIV) drugs

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Herpikind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Entehep
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

arrow
i have herpikind zoster ill. please give advise for early result
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You have to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment immediately
Please suggest some medicines of canker sores or fever blister on mustache region Tablet or ointments etc.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
This is herpes labialisPlz visit for proper treatment meanwhile apply acivir gel twice a dayPlz visit for proper treatment
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Herpikind Ointment ?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Herpikind Ointment effective?

Herpikind Ointment is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Herpikind Ointment too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Herpikind Ointment?

Before using Herpikind Ointment, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Herpikind Ointment gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Herpikind Ointment?

Be careful not to get Herpikind Ointment into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Herpikind Ointment if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly, to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Herpikind Ointment with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Herpikind Ointment only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Herpikind Ointment?

If you forget to use Herpikind Ointment, do not worry and continue using Herpikind Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Herpikind Ointment safe?

Herpikind Ointment is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Use it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Related Products

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Acosta EP, Flexner C. Antiviral Agents (Nonretroviral). In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1594-1600.
  2. Safrin S. Antiviral Agents. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 846-47.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 18-22.
  4. Drugs.com. Acyclovir. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Medscape. Acyclovir. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: September, 2022

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Herpikind Ointment. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
86.73102.03Get 15% OFF
84.68+ Free shipping and 5% cashback with
Care Plan members get extra discounts and free shipping. You also get free health screening, premium doctor consultation and more
Inclusive of all taxes
Best price is valid on orders above ₹499
10 gm in 1 tube
Add To Cart

Additional offers

Amazon Pay: Pay with AmazonPay and get cashback up to ₹300. Minimum order value ₹100. Valid from 1st April - 30th April 2021
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.