Setuvir Cream 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 Setuvir Cream too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. How to use Setuvir Cream?
Before using Setuvir Cream, 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 Setuvir Cream 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 Setuvir Cream?
Be careful not to get Setuvir Cream 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 Setuvir Cream 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 Setuvir Cream 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 Setuvir Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.
Q. What should I do if I forget to use Setuvir Cream?
If you forget to use Setuvir Cream, do not worry and continue using Setuvir Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is Setuvir Cream safe?
Setuvir Cream 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Aug 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.