Acyclovir 5%. 10g
For the treatment of skin infections caused by the herpes simplex virus, including initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.
Compound: Each 100g of cream contains:
Acyclovir – 5g.
Auxiliary components: liquid paraffin, propylene glycol, methylparaben, propylparaben, triethanolamine, cetostearyl alcohol. Cetomacrogol 1000 and water.
Properties: Acyclovir is an antiviral agent. Active against herpes simplex virus (HSV) types I and II and Varicella zoster virus (chickenpox).
Indications: for the treatment of skin infections caused by the herpes simplex virus, including initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.
Mode of application: Adults and children: Aciclovir cream should be applied 5 times a day at intervals of 4 hours, except at night. It should be applied to lesions or imminent lesions as early as possible after the onset of infection, when the first lesions appear. The duration of treatment is 5 days. If healing does not occur – up to 10 days.
Contraindications: hypersensitivity to acyclovir, valaciclovir and other components of the drug. Precautionary measures: the cream is not recommended to be applied to mucous membranes (mouth, eye or vagina) may cause irritation. Avoid contact with eyes. Use with caution in patients with severe immune disorders.
Side effects: temporary burning or stinging, peeling of the skin, itching, contact dermatitis. Pregnancy and lactation: should be used with caution during pregnancy and only if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs any potential risk to the fetus. This medicine may pass into breast milk, consult your doctor.
Storage: Store at a temperature not exceeding 30C in a dry place out of the reach of children.