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Denavir Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- What are the possible side effects of penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- What is the most important information I should know about penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- Who should not use penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- How should I use penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Denavir)?
- What happens if I overdose (Denavir)?
- What should I avoid while using penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- What other drugs will affect penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
- Where can I get more information?
Who should not use penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
Penciclovir topical is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is unlikely to harm an unborn baby. Do not use penciclovir topical during pregnancy without first talking to your doctor.
It is not known whether penciclovir topical passes into breast milk. Do not use penciclovir topical if you are breast-feeding a baby without first talking to your doctor.
How should I use penciclovir topical (Denavir)?
Use penciclovir topical exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to explain them to you.
Penciclovir topical should be applied to cold sore lesions every 2 hours while awake for a period of four days, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Penciclovir topical should be used to treat cold sores on the lips and face only.
For best results, treatment with penciclovir topical should begin as soon as possible after symptoms appear.
Do not apply penciclovir topical to the inside of the nose or in or near the eyes, as it may cause irritation.
Store penciclovir topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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