Herpex Cream is an antiviral agent which is used in the treatment of infections caused by herpes virus such as chickenpox and herpes zoster. The effect of Herpex Cream medicine is higher if it is started as soon as symptoms appear.
It is best that you avoid taking Herpex Cream if you allergic to the drug or any ingredients in it. Special care should be taken if you are on Herpex Cream and suffer from other health issues like kidney problems, abnormalities of the nervous system or taking various other drugs. Inform you doctor if you are on medication that treats gout, asthma, peptic ulcers or if you are taking an immunosuppressant. In this case he will prescribe Herpex Cream only if it is safe for you. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should take medical advice before they start taking Herpex Cream, to ensure if the drug is safe for their child or not.
Drug = Acyclovir
Strength = 5%
Manufacturer = Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
How To Take
Herpex Cream is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
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Swelling and redness at the injection site
Loss of appetite
Unusual tiredness and weakness
Black or tarry stools
Fever with chills
Pregnancy:-Herpex Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation:-Herpex Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Hydration:-Herpex Cream may increase the risk of kidney injury when taken with other medicines that cause kidney injury. Adequate water should be consumed to prevent the accumulation of the medicine.
Impaired kidney function:-Herpex Cream is used with caution in the patients with the severe kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Herpex Cream is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection which is a viral infection caused by varicella-zoster virus.
Herpex Cream is used in the treatment of genital herpes which is a sexually transmitted viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus.
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