Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Aciclovir
laboratory: Ratiopharm Gmbh
2 g tube
Treatment of localized cold sores (also called "cold sores").
Dosage ACICLOVIR RATIOPHARM CONSEIL 5% Cream Tube 2 g
Reserved for adults and children over 6 years old.
Apply the cream, 5 times a day, on the herpes lesions sitting exclusively on the lips.
The treatment is more effective if it is started at the first symptoms announcing an outbreak of cold sores.
The duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.
Wash hands thoroughly before and after applying cream on the lesion.
· Children under 6,
· History of hypersensitivity to aciclovir or any of the excipients.
Adverse effects Aciclovir Ratiopharm Conseil
· Sensations of tingling or transient burning may follow the application of the cream.
· In some patients, erythema or dry skin has been observed.
· Risk of contact eczema, due to the presence of propylene glycol.