General English name: Aciclovir cream

Brand: Cymex Ultra®, Virasorb®, Zovirax®, Acyclovir

Application: Treatment of herpes and genital herpes


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Medicinal forms of acyclovir cream


Medicinal information of acyclovir cream

Acyclovir cream is an antiviral agent that works by attacking the herpes simplex virus; There are two types of herpes simplex virus:

It does not kill the herpes simplex virus, but it does prevent it from multiplying; This means that although it may have little effect on existing wounds, it can prevent them from getting worse. If you use acyclovir cream as soon as the symptoms and sores start, the severity and duration of the sores will decrease.

Important Note: Note that this virus is contagious and you should follow these tips:

Acyclovir is also used to treat viral infections and acyclovir ointment is also used to treat eye diseases. For more information about these drugs, you can refer to their page.


Dosage and method of using acyclovir cream


Contraindications Acyclovir cream


Use of acyclovir cream during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.


Drug Interactions Acyclovir Cream

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with acyclovir cream include: Other medications that may cause kidney problems, including: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, naproxen.

Acyclovir is very similar to valacyclovir. Do not use medicines containing valaciclovir while you are taking acyclovir cream.


Special warnings and precautions while taking acyclovir cream

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking acyclovir cream:


Side effects of acyclovir cream

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of acyclovir cream.


Overdose of acyclovir cream (drug poisoning)


Storage conditions of acyclovir cream