What is ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT used for?
ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT is an antiviral drug prescribed to treat infections such as chickenpox, genital herpes, shingles and cold sores, which are caused by herpes viruses. It decreases the growth and spread of herpes virus in the body and helps faster healing of sores. ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT eye ointment is used to treat viral eye infections caused by herpes simplex viruses. ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT is available as tablet, topical cream and eye ointment forms.
How to take ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT?
The dosage of ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT tablet with a full glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medication.
Apply ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT cream liberally onto the affected area. Do not use this medication in the eyes.
Apply a thin line of ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT eye ointment along the inside of the lower eye lid. Wash your hands before and after use.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT?
Is it possible for me to use ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT?
What are the possible drug interactions of ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT?
How will ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT work in my body?
How should ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT be used?
How to reduce the risk of ACIVIR EYE OINTMENT drug interactions and side effects?
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