Generic Name : Acyclovir And Hydrocortisone Pronunciation : ay-SYE-kloe-vir- HYE-droe-KOR-ti-sone Therapeutic Classification : Antivirals ICD Code : Y41.5
International- Xerese. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This combination medication contains antiviral and topical corticosteroid, prescribed for herpes labialis (cold sores). When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): None.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Topical- Apply 5 times per day for 5 days. How it should be taken :
It comes as cream to apply topically, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of poor immunity, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Drying or flaking of the skin, burning, redness, pigmentation changes, application site inflammation.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C.
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