Acic Cream 5% 2g

Acic Cream 5% 2g

ACIC  Cream 5% - 2 g SANDOZ

Read this leaflet carefully as it contains important information for you. 

This medicine is given without a prescription. However, in order to get the best results from the treatment, you should carefully observe the instructions for use of the medicinal product. 

Keep this leaflet. You may have to read it again. 

If you need more information or advice, ask your pharmacist. 

You should seek medical advice if your symptoms get worse or are not getting better. 

If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Acic 5% Cream Aciclovir (Aciclovir)

In this leaflet:

1. What Acic is and what it is used for ?

2. Before you use Acic.

3. How to take Acic?

4. Possible side effects.

5. How to store Acic?

6. Further information.


The product is used to relieve pain and pruritus in cases of recurrent herpes infections with mouth bubbles (recurrent Negres labialis).


Do not use Acic:

If you are hypersensitive to aciclovir or any of the other inactive ingredients of the product as well as to valaciclovir.

Take special care with Acic

Acic cream can only be used in certain conditions under certain conditions or special care. Please consult your doctor if you have a serious impairment of the immune system.

Taking other medicines

Interactions with cimetidine are known.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

No data are available on the use of the product in pregnancy and lactation.

Driving and using machines

There is no evidence of impaired ability to drive or use machines during treatment with Acic cream.


If there is no other prescription of Acic cream from your doctor, the following dosage is recommended. Please follow the instructions for use as otherwise Acic cream will not work properly. 

The cream should be applied in a thin layer on infected areas of the skin 5 times a day over 4 hours.

Application method

Acic cream for the mouth should be applied with a cotton swab, which is covered with an amount of cream that corresponds to the size of the infected area of ​​the skin. Care must be taken not only to apply the cream to the areas with visible herpes (bubbles, edema, redness) but also on the adjacent areas of the skin. If the cream is applied by hand, hands should be thoroughly cleaned before and after administration to avoid further infection of the affected skin area (eg by bacteria) or by spreading viruses on the uninfected mucosa and areas of the skin.


In order to achieve the best possible result of the treatment, the cream should be applied at the first symptoms of herpes infection (burning, itching, feeling of tension and redness). 

The duration of treatment is determined by the treating physician. The duration of treatment for herpes simplex infections is 5 days. In some cases, treatment takes place until the bubbles form crust or disappear. However, the duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.

If you use more Acic than you should

No over dosage after overdose with Acic cream is expected.

If you forget to use Acic

Please continue treatment as prescribed (please do not apply more or more cream).

If you stop using Acic

For successful treatment, it is important to apply Acic cream to the mouth for a sufficiently long period of time.


After application of Acic cream to the mouth, a temporary burning or stinging sensation of the treated areas of the skin may be observed.

Rare, dry, pruritus, and skin mucosa treated with cream have rarely been observed. 

In rare cases, allergic skin reactions (contact dermatitis) have been reported following the administration of Acic herbal cream for the mouth. In allergic tests, it has been found in most cases that the cause of such reactions was the excipients in the cream composition rather than the active ingredient acyclovir.

Contact dermatitis may be associated with an increase in the above mentioned adverse drug reactions and the spread of infection outside the skin areas treated with the cream. Please consult your doctor in this case.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. 

Please inform your doctor if any such reactions occur so that he can assess their severity and severity and, if necessary, take oppropriate measures.


Do not use Acic after the expiry date which is stated on the pack. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.


What Acic contains?

The active substance is acyclovir. 1 g of cream contains 50 mg acyclovir.

The other ingredients are: macroglycerol stearates, dimethicone, cetyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, white petrolatum, propylene glycol, purified water.

What Acic looks like and what the pack contains?

Original packs containing 5 gr of cream.

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  • Brand: SANDOZ OTC
  • Product Code: Acic-Cream-2g
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £8.77
  • Ex Tax: £8.77

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