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Acivir® Cream is a type of antiviral cream that is used in the treatment of cold sores or blisters caused by herpes. It helps to hasten the healing of sores and reduce symptoms such as burning or itching.
This drug helps to stop the growth of the virus, however it will not cure herpes nor will it prevent the transmission of the infection to somebody else.
Acivir® Cream may sometimes be used to treat genital herpes, however it is believed that there are other drugs available which are more effective for treating genital herpes.
Generic name of Acivir® Cream is Acyclovir.
Acivir® Cream is available in:
Acivir® Cream should be used at the first sign of infection.
If used to treat cold sores, Acivir® Cream is usually applied 5 times per day, every 3 to 4 hours, for 4 days, unless directed otherwise by your physician.
Squeeze enough cream for a thin layer onto the skin area you wish to treat, and then gently massage it into your skin. Always wash your hands well and dry, both before and after applying Acivir® Cream.
Acivir® Cream should be applied to the skin only, and never to the eyes, inside the nose, mouth or vagina. If any cream gets in these areas, you should wash it with water.
Patients using Acivir® Cream to treat genital herpes are advised to wear rubber gloves when applying it, so as to avoid spreading the infection.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Acivir® Cream suddenly.
If you miss a dose of Acivir® Cream and you still have a headache, follow your doctor's dosing instructions. Do not take Acivir® Cream more often than prescribed. Do not take 2 doses at once.
If you overdose Acivir® Cream and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at a room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and sunlight. Keep in a tightly closed container. Throw away the after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Acivir® Cream has its side effects. The most common are:
Less common but more serious side effects during taking Acivir® Cream:
Side effects manifestations are not only depend on medicine you are taking but also depend on your health state and on the other factors.
Do not take Acivir® Cream if you are allergic to Acivir® Cream components or valacyclovir.
It is not known whether Acivir® Cream will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without your doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Acivir® Cream should not be used in children younger than 12 years old. Safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
Acivir® Cream may cause harm if it is swallowed. If you may have taken it by mouth, contact your poison control center or emergency room right away.
Do not get Acivir® Cream in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth. If Acivir® Cream gets in your eyes, flush them with cool tap water.
Do not use other skin products such as cosmetics, sunscreen, or lip balm on the cold sore area while you are using Acivir® Cream unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.
Patients are advised not to engage in sexual intercourse while they are experiencing an outbreak of herpes.
Do not stop taking Acivir® Cream suddenly.
Q: What is Acivir® Cream used for?
A: Acivir® Cream is a topical antiviral medication which is used to help prevent and manage conditions which include mouth and skin infections, genital herpes, chicken pox, and the early stages of shingles.
Q: How does Acivir® Cream work?
A: It works by inhibiting the further growth and reproduction of the bacterial and viral cells. It is important to note that while Acivir® Cream will manage and/or prevent the conditions above, it does not cure them.
Q: What are Acivir® Cream most common side effects?
A: Acivir® Cream has its side effects. The most common are: dry or cracked lips, irritation or burning of the skin, flaky or dry skin, itching.
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