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Published: 11/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
ACICLOVIR CREAM 5% "RAKOOL"
 Active ingredient:
Aciclovir
 Dosage form:
white cream, (cap) white, (tube) white with orange line
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses the increase of viruses by inhibiting virus DNA synthesis.
It is usually used to treat herpes simplex.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply an appropriate amount of this medicine several times a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Not for ophthalmic use. Do not use on the cornea or conjunctiva.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and then apply the next dose as instructed. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may degrade or damage contraceptive products made of latex rubber, such as condoms. Avoid contact with such products.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include feeling of stimulation, contact dermatitis, itch, rash, skin pain, dry skin, hot feeling and skin peel. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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