What is Acyclovir?
Acyclovir Cream is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Herpes Simplex Virus Infections, Skin Infection, Mucous Membrane Infection, Genital Infections, Immunocompromised Patients, Chickenpox and other conditions.
Acyclovir Cream contains Acyclovir as an active ingredient.
Acyclovir Cream works by blocking the growth and multiplication of virus.
Detailed information related to Acyclovir Cream’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Acyclovir Cream Uses
Acyclovir Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Herpes Simplex Virus Infections
- Skin Infection
- Mucous Membrane Infection
- Genital Infections
- Immunocompromised Patients
Acyclovir Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Acyclovir Cream improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking the growth and multiplication of virus.
Acyclovir Cream – Composition and Active Ingredients
Acyclovir Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Acyclovir (5%)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Acyclovir Cream – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Acyclovir Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Severe Allergic Reactions
- Increased In Urea Blood Levels
- Eyes Swelling
- Lips Swelling
Acyclovir Cream – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Stay hydrated while taking this medicine