Acylin 5% Cream 5gm

ACYCLOVIR 5%
By Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.41.00
(per unit)
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What is ACYLIN 5%?

  • ACYLIN 5% contains acyclovir which belongs to antiviral agents

  • It slows the growth of the virus and speeds the healing of cold sore blisters
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What ACYLIN 5% is used for?

  • It is used for the treatment of cold sores (Herpes simplex virus infections)
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to acyclovir, valaciclovir, propylene glycol or to any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • are suffering from HIV infection
  • have undergone a bone marrow transplantation
  • are taking cancer treatment
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  • Tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you are or may be pregnant or are breast feeding
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  • ACYLIN 5% can be used in children and adolescents as recommended by doctor
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  • Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, vitamin supplement or herbal products
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  • Always use this medicine exactly as told by your doctor
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before use
  • Apply a thin layer of this medicine to the infected area and the skin immediately next to it, 5 times a day at intervals of about 4 hours. Take care not to rub the infected skin any more than you need to
  • Wash your hands again, to avoid spreading the infection
  • Use ACYLIN 5% for up to 5 days. If the infection has not healed after this time, you can continue to use it for a further 5 days
  • If your ACYLIN 5% gets worse during the treatment period, or if it has not healed after 10 days of treatment, STOP using the ACYLIN 5% and seek advice from your doctor

If you use more ACYLIN 5%

  • If you use more ACYLIN 5% , contact your doctor or nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to use ACYLIN 5%

  • If you forget to use ACYLIN 5% , apply it as soon as you remember, and apply the remaining doses for that day
  • Do not apply double dose for a forgotten dose

If you stop using ACYLIN 5%

  • Do not stop using this medicine without consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, ACYLIN 5% can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

SERIOUS

UNCOMMON

RARE

  • allergic reactions such as rash, itchy skin, weal, swelling of the lips, face and eyelids
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  • burning or stinging feeling at the application site
  • itching
  • mild drying or flaking of your skin
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  • redness of your skin
  • skin rash
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

STORAGE

What you should not do?

  • Do not treat yourself with this medicine you must seek advice from your doctor
  • Do not use on mucous membranes as ACYLIN 5% can cause irritation. The areas to avoid include the inside of the mouth and nose, the eyes and inside the vagina
  • Do not use this product to treat mouth ulcers, or for herpes infections which are in or near your eyes or in the genital area
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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not refrigerate
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

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