Acyclovir and hydrocortisone contain acyclovir, an antiviral agent used to treat cold sores or fever blisters caused by the virus and a steroid, hydrocortisone helps to relieve the pain, itching and the burning sensation.
Topical- Apply 5 times per day for 5 days.
It comes as cream to apply topically, as directed by your physician.
• 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.
Drying or flaking of the skin, Dry/cracked lips, burning/stinging, redness, pigmentation changes, application site inflammation and unusually warm skin.
Avoid excess dosage.
Do not rub the cream into the cold sore. Rubbing may spread the virus to other areas around your mouth or make your cold sore worse.
Store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C. Do not freeze.
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