Ocuvir 3% Eye Ointment

Manufactured by Fdc Ltd.
Composition: Aciclovir
Prescription Required: Yes


Ocuvir 3% Eye Ointment is an antiviral agent which is used in the treatment of infections caused by herpes virus such as chickenpox and herpes zoster. The effect of this medicine is higher if it is started as soon as symptoms appear.


Commonly asked questions for Ocuvir 3% Eye Ointment

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 2 hours after an oral dose and 2 hours after an intravenous dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit tendencies have been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is recommended for pregnant women. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is excreted through the breastmilk. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Monitoring of any undesired effects is necessary.


List of substitutes for Ocuvir 3% Eye Ointment

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ocuvir 3% Eye Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Herpex 3 3% Eye OintmentTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


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