AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Aciclovir eye ointments.
Acyclovir ointment (for eyes) belongs to a group of medicines called antivirals. It is used to treat eye infections caused by the herpes simplex virus. It works by killing or stopping the growth of viruses on the front of your eyeball (cornea).
As with all pharmaceuticals some unwanted effects can occur from the use of acyclovir eye ointment. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use.
Common side effects include: irritation in eye, rash, itching or hives on your skin, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or other parts of your body, shortness of breath, wheezing or trouble breathing unexplained fever (high temperature) and feeling faint, especially when standing, mild stinging in your eye straight after using acyclovir ointment, swollen, runny eyes (conjunctivitis).
Rare side effects include swollen eyelids.
Seek medical attention if any adverse effects occur.
For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor.
If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.