Aklovir is used in the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections such as, herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, skin infections and eye infections.
How it Works
Acyclovir topical is known as an antiviral drug. It works by slowing the growth and spread of the herpes virus so that the body can fight off the viral infection more effectively. Aklovir prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells as well. Thus stopping the virus from producing new viruses.Aklovir works by Inhibiting and inactivating HSV-specific DNA polymerases that prevents viral DNA synthesis.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Aklovir can include the symptoms below; Anaphylaxis, Stinging, Itching, Angioedema, Fever, Headache, Pain, Peripheral edema