How to Take Acyclovir And Hydrocortisone and Dose of Acyclovir And Hydrocortisone


Find out how to take Acyclovir And Hydrocortisone (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Acyclovir And Hydrocortisone


How it should be taken  

It comes as cream to apply topically, as directed by your physician.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Topical- Apply 5 times per day for 5 days.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

None.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This combination medication contains antiviral and topical corticosteroid, prescribed for early treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores), to reduce the likelihood of ulcerative cold sores and to shorten the lesion healing time in adults and adolescents (12 years of age and older).  

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

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.
Should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Storage Conditions  

Store at controlled room temperature 20-25C. Do not freeze.
Buy Medication (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store