Ridoherp Cream is an antiviral medicine used to treat skin infections caused by the Herpes simplex virus like herpes labialis (commonly called cold sores). It contains acyclovir (aciclovir) as its active ingredient. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Ridoherp Cream should not be used by patients below 12 years of age....
Q: Are there any side effects of Ridoherp Cream?
A: You may experience a burning sensation, irritation, redness, itching or dryness at the area where the medicine is applied.
Q: Can Ridoherp Cream be used in children?
A: This medicine is not recommended for use in children below the age of 12 years as there is limited information about its safety.
Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Ridoherp Cream?
A: If you get any Cream in your eyes, rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse.
Q: How should I use Ridoherp Cream?
Ridoherp Cream is meant for external use only.
Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
Clean and dry the area and then apply the medicine on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
Wash your hands before and after using this Cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
Avoid contact with your eyes or nose. In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
Q: Why is Ridoherp Cream used?
A: Ridoherp Cream is useful in treating skin infections caused by the Herpes simplex virus like cold sores.