OPTHOVIR 3% OINTMENT

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Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Composition for OPTHOVIR 3% OINTMENT

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46.66
₹9.33/ointment
5 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for OPTHOVIR

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of OPTHOVIR OINTMENT

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Uses of OPTHOVIR OINTMENT

Opthovir 3% ointment 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 OPTHOVIR OINTMENT

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use OPTHOVIR 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. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How OPTHOVIR OINTMENT works

Opthovir 3% ointment 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 OPTHOVIR OINTMENT

Warnings
Special precautions for OPTHOVIR 3% OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Opthovir 3% ointment 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
Opthovir 3% ointment 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 OPTHOVIR 3% OINTMENT

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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