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Medicine Overview of Ocuvir Cream

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Uses of Ocuvir Cream

Ocuvir 3% 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 Ocuvir Cream

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use Ocuvir 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 Ocuvir Cream works

Ocuvir 3% 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 Ocuvir Cream

Warnings
Special precautions for Ocuvir 3% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ocuvir 3% 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
Ocuvir 3% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Ocuvir 3% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ocuvir
3% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Ocuvir 3% 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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