Primacort Plus 5% Cream

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Primacort Plus 5% Cream

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66.67
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Primacort Plus Cream

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Uses of Primacort Plus Cream

Primacort Plus 5% 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 Primacort Plus Cream

Common

Stinging in the eyes.

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How to use Primacort Plus 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 Primacort Plus Cream works

Primacort plus 5% cream is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Primacort Plus Cream

Warnings
Special precautions for Primacort Plus 5% Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Primacort Plus 5% 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
Primacort Plus 5% Cream is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Primacort Plus 5% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Primaco
rt Plus 5% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Primaco
rt Plus 5% Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Primacort Plus 5% 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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