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Adco Acyclovir Topical Cream 2g

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  • SKU: ZA100145
  • Brand: Adco Acyclovir
  • Type: Cream
  • Availability: In Stock

Adco Acyclovir Topical Cream 2g

Acyclovir Ointment is used for Genital herpes and other conditions. 

  • Acyclovir Ointment contains Acyclovir Topical as an active ingredient.
  • Acyclovir Ointment works by relieving the pain and discomfort.
  • Cipla manufactures Acyclovir Ointment.


Acyclovir Ointment Uses

Acyclovir Ointment is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Genital herpes


Acyclovir Ointment Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Acyclovir Ointment improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Relieving the pain and discomfort.

  • Acyclovir Ointment - Composition and Active Ingredients
  • Acyclovir Ointment is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
  • Acyclovir Topical - 5 % W/W


Acyclovir Ointment - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Acyclovir Ointment. 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.

  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Burning
  • Stinging of skin


Acyclovir Ointment - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Acyclovir Ointment, 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.

  • keep the medicine out of the reach of children
  • wash the hands with soap and water before and after the use
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Acyclovir Ointment. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Acyclovir Ointment. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

Acyclovir Ointment - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Acyclovir Ointment is a contraindication. In addition, Acyclovir Ointment should not be used if you have the following conditions:

  • child under 12 years old
  • have skin problems
  • herbal products
  • hypersensitivity
  • vitamins