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Aciclovir Cream 5%

Aciclovir Cream 5% - welzo
Aciclovir Cream 5% - welzo
Nathalie Hayek reviewed welzo.com
"Customer service was quick to respond and medication arrived the very next day!"
Anthony Limasol reviewed welzo.com
"Quick, fast and reliable service. Use Welzo monthly for my medication."
Remeece Freeman reviewed welzo.com
"No fuss, and fast delivery. Welzo dispatched my order the same day and it arrived in the morning."
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Aciclovir (or acyclovir) is an antiviral medicine that treats infections caused by the herpes virus (herpes simplex). ...

Aciclovir (or acyclovir) is an antiviral medicine that treats infections caused by the herpes virus (herpes simplex).  The cream is applied directly to the affected area(s), 5 times a day for a duration of 5 to 10 days. Aciclovir should be applied as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms to be most effective. 

Aciclovir is available as both an oral tablet and a topical cream.

Do not use on sores inside your mouth, on the eyes or on your genitals.

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Description of Aciclovir

What is Aciclovir Cream?

Aciclovir cream contains the antiviral medication Aciclovir, available in 5% strength for topical use. This cream is used for the treatment of cold sores (Herpes simplex virus infections); it slows the growth of the virus, and speeds the healing of cold sore blisters.

How does Aciclovir Cream work?

The Aciclovir cream works by inhibiting the replication and growth of the herpes virus reducing the severity and duration of symptoms such as pain, itching and burning. Its most effective when used at the onset of experiencing the cold sore symptoms.  

Is Aciclovir Cream suitable for me?

If you're experiencing any symptoms of the herpes virus or a cold sore growth, Aciclovir may be right for you. Do not use the cream if the following applies to you:

  • If you are allergic to Aciclovir, Valaciclovir propylene glycol or any of its ingredients
  • If the cold sore is severe (must see a doctor before using it)
  • Do not use to treat mouth ulcers


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Dosage of Aciclovir

Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Aciclovir Cream

  • Wash your hands before and after using the cream.
  • Apply a thin layer of cream to lesions every 4 hours (5 times daily) for 5 to 10 days, starting at the first sign of attack.
  • Do not put Aciclovir Cream inside your mouth, in your eyes or near genital area. 
  • Use the cream for 5 days. If the area has not healed by then, continue using the cream for another 5  days. 

If the affected area has still not healed after 10 days of treatment, stop using the cream and consult your doctor. 


Disclaimer; This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Side Effects of Aciclovir

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however these do not always occur.

  • Burning or stinging for a short time after applying the cream
  • Itchy, dry or flaky skin
  • skin rash


Disclaimer: this website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.

Delivery of Aciclovir

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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or envelopes. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

How to take take Aciclovir?

Always take Aciclovir exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as advised by the pharmacist. 

Aciclovir is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. 

  • The usual recommended dose is 1 to 2 capsules, around 3 times a day, as prescribed by the provider.
  •  The Aciclovir capsules should be swallow whole with water.

 If unsure of how to take Aciclovir or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Warnings and Precautions of Aciclovir

Aciclovir may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. 

Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications. 

DO NOT use Aciclovir: 

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the medication.

If unsure of how to take Aciclovir or if you have further questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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Buy Aciclovir Cream 5% Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

You can buy Aciclovir Cream 5% 200mg online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Aciclovir Cream 5% online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Aciclovir Cream 5% and dispatch it discreetly to your address.

How to buy Aciclovir Cream 5% online?

You can buy Aciclovir Cream 5% by following the following steps.

  1. Fill out our online consultation form
  2. If you are eligible to purchase Aciclovir Cream 5% you will be shown it as one of your treatment options along with the available trimethoprim dose
  3. Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address

Can I get Aciclovir Cream 5% on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Aciclovir Cream 5% tablets on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Aciclovir Cream 5% from the NHS.

Can you get Aciclovir Cream 5% over the counter?

No, you can’t get Aciclovir Cream 5% tablets over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Aciclovir Cream 5% tablets is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Aciclovir Cream 5% online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Aciclovir Cream 5%.

Is Aciclovir Cream 5% safe?

If you have been prescribed Aciclovir Cream 5% 200mg then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Aciclovir Cream 5% 200mg then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Trimethoprim is commonly prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, a prevalent health issue affecting the urinary system. This