Medicinal Products


Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Aciclovir
laboratory: Cristers

2 g tube
All forms


Treatment of localized cold sores (also called "cold sores").

Dosage ACICLOVIR CRISTERS TIP 5% Cream Tube 2 g


Reserved for adults and children over 6 years old.

Apply the cream 5 times a day, on herpes lesions sitting exclusively on the lips.

The treatment is more effective if it is started at the first symptoms announcing an outbreak of cold sores.

The duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.

Wash hands thoroughly before and after applying cream on the lesion.

Against indications

· Child under 6 years old.

· History of hypersensitivity to aciclovir or any of the excipients.

Adverse effects Aciclovir Cristers Advice

· Sensations of tingling or transient burning may follow the application of the cream.

· In some patients, erythema or dry skin has been observed.

· Risk of contact eczema, due to the presence of propylene glycol.

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

The reporting of suspected adverse reactions after authorization of the drug is important. It allows continuous monitoring of the benefit / risk ratio of the drug. Health professionals declare any suspected adverse reaction via the national reporting system: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) and the network of Regional Pharmacovigilance Centers - Website:

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