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Acyclovir / Hydrocortisone Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 17, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 5%-1%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Herpes Simplex Labialis

Apply a quantity sufficient to the affected area 5 times a day for 5 days

Comments:


Use: For the early treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) to reduce the likelihood of ulcerative cold sores and to shorten the lesion healing time

Usual Pediatric Dose for Herpes Simplex Labialis

6 years or older: Apply a quantity sufficient to the affected area 5 times a day for 5 days

Comments:


Use: For the early treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) to reduce the likelihood of ulcerative cold sores and to shorten the lesion healing time

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

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Further information

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