Vitir Dosage/Direction for Use





Health Alliance
Firma Welfare Instrument
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Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and Children: Acyclovir cream should be applied five times daily at approximately four hourly intervals, omitting the night time application.
Acyclovir cream should be applied to the lesions or impending lesions as soon as possible, preferably during the early stages (prodrome or erythema). Treatment can also be started during the later (papule or blister) stages.
Treatment should be continued for at least 4 days for herpes labialis and for 5 days for genital herpes. If healing has not occurred then treatment may be continued for up to an additional 5 days.
Use in the elderly: No special comment.
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