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  • Acyclovir (Zovirax) Cream
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on acyclovir cream (Zovirax is the brand name). This medicine is used to treat cold sores and, as this page explains, may cause cold sores to heal faster. Application guidelines are also included.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone
    Acyclovir and hydrocortisone is a combination medication used for the treatment of cold sores. This eMedTV segment offers a complete overview of this product, including how to apply it, safety issues to discuss with your doctor, and side effects.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Dosage
    Acyclovir and hydrocortisone is generally applied five times a day. This eMedTV article offers helpful dosing guidelines for acyclovir and hydrocortisone, including how long treatment typically lasts and how to get the most out of each dose.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Drug Interactions
    At this time, there are no known drug interactions with acyclovir and hydrocortisone. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, this product has not been studied with all other medications, so interactions may exist that have not been discovered yet.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Information
    People who get recurrent cold sores may benefit from acyclovir and hydrocortisone. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this prescription drug, with information on dosing, side effects, and why acyclovir and hydrocortisone may not be right for everyone.
  • Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment explains, some people using acyclovir and hydrocortisone will develop side effects during treatment, such as swelling, dry skin, or a burning sensation. This article offers an overview of possible reactions to this medication.
  • Acyclovir Cream
    Acyclovir cream is licensed to treat cold sores in adults and adolescents (age 12 or over). This eMedTV page offers an overview of the medicine, providing information on how the cream works, potential side effects, and tips for taking the medication.
  • Acyclovir Cream Dosing
    This eMedTV page explains the standard acyclovir cream dosing recommendation for treating cold sores. The cream should be used at the start of an outbreak, and applied five times a day for four days. Tips for using acyclovir cream are also provided.
  • Acyclovir Cream Side Effects
    While most people have no problems with acyclovir cream, side effects are possible. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at some of the common side effects and also explains which side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.
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