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Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm

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Clovirex Topical Cream contains Acyclovir, Topical | belongs to Nucleoside analogue

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How it works

Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm is an antiviral drug. It stops the growth of certain viruses.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm

  • Skin irritation rare
  • Redness of the skin rare
  • Burning, itching, and irritation of the skin

Uses of Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm

What is it prescribed for?

  • Herpes simplex labialis

    This medicine is used to treat herpes labialis (a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex) characterized by cold sores and/or small fever blisters on the face or lips. It is used in immunocompetent adults and adolescents aged 12 years and above.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to aciclovir, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years of age unless directed by the doctor since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Physical contact

    This medicine does not cure the infection and stop the spread of these conditions. Therefore it is advised to avoid physical contact when lesions are present.

  • External use only

    This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and mouth.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

General Instructions

Apply the cream by following all the information on the leaflet provided. You should wash your hands before and after applying the medication. Ensure that the amount you applied is appropriate.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm?

Transient irritation, mild drying and flaking of skin during topical use.

What happens if I miss a dose of Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm?

Herpes simplex infections of the skin: Adults & Children: Apply five times daily at four hourly intervals for 5 days. Continue for further 5 days if healing not complete.
Genital herpes: Adults & Children: Apply five times daily at four hourly intervals for 5 days.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Clovirex Topical 5.00% Cream 10 gm. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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