Aciclovir Cream 5%, each gram contains : Aciclovir 50 mg.
Aciclovir cream is indicated for the treatment of Herpes simplex virus infections of the skin including initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION :
Adult and Children
Aciclovir cream should be applied five times daily at approximately four-hourly intervals omitting the night time application. Aciclovir cream should be applied to the lesions or impending lesions as early as possible after the start of an infection. It is particularly important to start treatment of recurrent episodes during the prodromal period or when the lesions first appear. Treatment should be continued for 5 days. If healing has not occurred treatment may be continued for up to 10 days.
No untoward effects would be expected if the entire contents of a 10 gram tube of Aciclovir cream containing 500 mg of Aciclovir were ingested orally.
Aciclovir cream is contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitive to Aciclovir, Valaciclovir, Propylene glycol or any of the excipients of Aciclovir cream.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS :
Aciclovir cream is not recommended for application to mucous membrane, such as in the mouth, eye or vagina, as it may be irritant. Particular care should be taken to avoid accidental introduction into the eye.
DRUG INTERACTION :
No clinically significant interactions have been identified.
ADVERSE REACTIONS :
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
- Transient burning or stinging following application of Aciclovir cream.
- Mild drying and flaking of the skin.
- Contact dermatitis following application. Where sensitivity tests have been conducted, the reactive substances have most often been shown to be components of the cream base rather than Aciclovir.
Immune system disorders
Very rare :
Immediate hypersensitivity reactions including angioedema.
Aciclovir Cream 5% Box, 25 tubes @ 5 g Reg. No. : GKL2202365029A1
STORE BELOW 30ºC, protect from light
After opening the packaging, the product is stable for 30 days at temperature below 30°C.
ON MEDICAL PRESCRIPTION ONLY
Sidoarjo – Indonesia
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