Acyclovir STELLA Cream

Acyclovir is a synthetic purine nucleoside analogue with in vitro and in vivo inhibitory activity against Herpes simplex virus types 1, 2 and Varicella-zoster virus.

Pack size Box of 1 tube 5 g
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Acyclovir
Dosage forms and strengths Topical cream: 250 mg/5 g
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Treatment of Herpes simplex virus infection of the skin including initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.


Apply 5 times daily at 4-hour intervals during the day. Treatment should be continued for 5 days, following by a further 5 days treatment if healing has not occurred.


Apply a thin film of cream to the infected and immediately adjacent skin areas.

Known hypersensitivity to any of the active substance or excipients.

Topical application of acyclovir may produce transient stinging, burning, itching or erythema.

  • Treatment should be initiated as soon as possible after the start of the infection, ideally during the prodromal period or when the lesions first appear.
  • Wash your hands before and after applying the cream and avoid unnecessary rubbing of the lesions or touching with a towel, to avoid aggravating or transferring the infection.
  • Not to be applied to mucous membranes such as inside the mouth or vagina, or on the eye. Avoid contact with the eye.
  • Not recommended for use by patients who know they are immunocompromised, except on the advice of a doctor.
  • Avoid close contact with individuals experiencing signs or symptoms of Herpes simplex (HSV) infections.
  • Safety and efficacy of acyclovir cream have not been established in children younger than 12 years of age.
  • Pregnancy: only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Lactation: only when indicated.