REMEX 5 PERCENT CREAM PUMP BOTTLE ACICLOVIR 2G: Medicinal product for the treatment of herpes labialis.

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Drug reserved for the treatment of herpes labialis.


Description Remex 5 pourcenr aciclovir cream bottle pump 2g

- Aciclovir, through contact with an infected cell becomes acyclovir triphosphate and acts on the herpes simplex virus by blocking virus multiplication by selective inhibition of viral DNA polymerase.

- Acyclovir does not eradicate latent virus.


Application advice and opinions on Remex 5 pourcenr aciclovir cream bottle pump 2g

Dermal, only for adults and children over 6 years.

- Apply cream, 5 times daily, serving herpetic lesions on the lips exclusively.

- The treatment is most effective if started at the first sign announcing an outbreak of cold sores.

- The duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.

Composition Remex 5 pourcenr aciclovir cream bottle pump 2g

Acyclovir 5%, Vaseline, poloxamer, propylene glycol (E1520), Paraffin, Purified water, cetearyl alcohol, lauryl sodium (E487).

Precaution for use with Remex 5 pourcenr aciclovir cream bottle pump 2g

Do not use in the following cases:

- Known hypersensitivity to aciclovir or any of the ingredients of the cream.

- Children under 6 years.

- Eye Applications, intraoral or intravaginal use.

If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

Possible side effects:

- The tingling or burning can follow the transitional application of the cream.

- In some patients, the cream induced redness or dryness.

- Contact dermatitis (particularly due to the presence of propylene).

Introducing Remex 5 pourcenr aciclovir cream bottle pump 2g

Bottle with pump 2g.

Warnings on drugs

Warning, the drug is not a product like any other. Read the package leaflet before ordering. Do not leave medicines out of reach of children. If symptoms persist, seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Attention to incompatibilities on products in your.

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Local antiherptics


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REMEX 5%: cream; 2 g bottle with dosing pump.

Laboratoire Genà © vrier SA

AT p 100 g
Aciclovir 5 g
Propylèneglycol  +

This medication is a powerful antiviral . It blocks the multiplication of the herpes virus within the infected cells.
It is used in the treatment of cold herpes (also called "fever button").
This cream should not be used in the following cases:
  • child under 6 years of age,
  • herpes on the eye or inside the mouth or vagina.
CAUTION Â (Contents)
This cream available without a prescription is intended to be used on the advice of your pharmacist; report any history of allergic reaction to a drug containing acyclovir. Do not use it for herpes other than on the lips.
This medicine treats herpes outbreaks but does not eliminate the virus from the body. It does not prevent the occurrence of other crises.
Ultraviolet rays promote labial herpes outbreaks. Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or UV light, or apply a full screen in sufficient quantity and renewed.
This cream can be used during pregnancy or lactation.
Treatment should be started © Das first symptoms announcing a boost © e of herpès labialis.

Usual dosage:

  • Adult and child over 6 years: 5 applications per day.
The duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.
TIPS (summary)
This medication can be freely available in some pharmacies; nevertheless, do not hesitate to ask your pharmacist for advice.
Herpes is a contagious disease. Wash your hands thoroughly after application of the cream or in case of contact with the lesions; especially, avoid touching your eyes with contaminated fingers. The risk of contagion is maximal at the moment when the vesicles appear (small blistering under the skin).
Tingling, local burning sensation, redness, dryness of skin, contact eczema .

GLOSSARY Â (summary)

Anta © cà © dent
Affection healing or always in evolution. The past can be personal or family. The antecedents are the history of a person's health.

Medication capable of fighting viruses.

Ecza © my
Skin disease manifested by pimples and vivid disturbances. Eczema may be due to contact with an allergenic substance (contact dermatitis) or may be related to a genetic predisposition (atopic eczema).

  • Viral disease mainly due to Herpes simplex 1 and 2 viruses. It is manifested during the outbreaks by a painful eruption of fine vesicles. Between the thrusts, the virus remains present in the nervous ganglia. The virus of type 1 usually gives lesions located around the mouth, while virus type 2 preferably affects the genital organs.
  • (HSV 1 and 2), varicella-zoster virus (VZV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) of infectious mononucleosis.

allergic reaction
Reaction due to body hypersensitivity to a drug. Allergic reactions can include very varied aspects: urticaria, angioedema, eczema, eruption of pimples reminding the measles, etc. Anaphylactic shock is a generalized allergic reaction that causes discomfort by sudden fall in blood pressure.

Trouble felt by a person with an illness. A similar symptom may result in different illnesses and the same disease does not necessarily give the same symptoms in all patients.

A microscopic organism that penetrates the cells of the host, where it reproduces. Much smaller than bacteria, viruses are insensitive to antibiotics. They can sometimes be destroyed by antiviral substances.

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ANSM - Updated on: 01/07/2015

Name of the medicinal product

REMEX 5% cream



Read this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine. It contains important information for your treatment.

· This medication is a specialty of AUTOMEDIZATION which can be used without consultation or prescription from a doctor.

· The persistence of the symptoms, the aggravation or the appearance of new disorders, require to take a medical opinion.

· Keep this leaflet, you may need to read it again.

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

Review summary

In this notice :


2. BEFORE YOU USE REMEX 5%, cream?

3. HOW TO USE REMEX 5%, cream?


5. HOW TO STORE REMEX 5%, cream?



Pharmacotherapeutic group

Not applicable.

Therapeutic indications

This medication is indicated for the treatment of localized cold sores (also called "cold sores") in adults and children over 6 years of age.

2. BEFORE YOU USE REMEX 5%, cream?

List of information needed before taking the medication

Not applicable.


Never use REMEX 5%, cream in the following cases:

· history of allergy to acyclovir or to any of the ingredients of the cream

· in children under 6 years of age,

· do not apply to the eye, mouth, or vagina.

Precautions for use; special warnings

Take special care with REMEX 5%, cream:

· Take the advice of your pharmacist or doctor if you have any doubts about the nature of your lesion.

· If there is no healing after 10 days of treatment or worsening of your cold sore , stop treatment and see your doctor.

· In the event of a herpes outbreak, some hygienic precautions are necessary to protect your environment from the risk of transmission of the virus.

o avoid close contact, such as a kiss, with your entourage, and never kiss a toddler ,

o wash your hands thoroughly in case of contact with the lesion,

o during treatment, so as not to spread the lesions, do not rub your eyes or eyelids with your hands and if you wear contact lenses, never moisten them with your saliva,

o avoid touching or scratching the lesions.

· In case of another localization of your herpes crisis, never use this cream, take the advice of your doctor.

Interaction with other medicines

Taking or using other medicines

If you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions with food and beverages

Not applicable.

Interactions with Herbal Medicines or Alternative Therapies

Not applicable.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Pregnancy and breast feeding

Do not use this medication without the advice of your doctor or pharmacist.


Not applicable.

Effects on ability to drive or use machines

Not applicable.

List of excipients with known effect

List of excipients with known effects : propylene glycol.

3. HOW TO USE REMEX 5%, cream?

Instructions for proper use

Do not use this cream in children under 6 years of age.

Dosage, Mode and / or route (s) of administration, Frequency of administration and Duration of treatment

Reserved for EXTERNAL USE.

Apply the cream to the lesions and around the lesions, 5 times a day.

· The treatment is more effective if it is started from the first symptoms announcing a cold herpes outbreak (cold sores), start the applications as soon as the first itching or burns before the blisters appear.

· Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying the cream on your cold sore to avoid transmitting the infection.

· Apply the cream with your finger, overlapping largely around the lesion.

Space applications at a minimum of 3 to 4 hours.

For example, apply the cream in the morning after breakfast, at lunchtime after lunch, after tasting, in the evening after dinner, in the evening before bedtime.

The duration of use is limited to 10 days

Symptoms and Instructions for Overdose

If you used more than 5% REMEX, cream you should :

Immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist

Instructions for omission of one or more doses

If you forget to take REMEX 5%, cream :

Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.

Risk of withdrawal syndrome

Not applicable.


Description of adverse reactions

Like all medicines, this medicine may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

· sensations of tingling or transient burns may occur after the application of the cream;

· in some patients, the cream may cause redness, dryness of the skin;

· exceptionally eczema may occur at the point of application (especially due to the presence of propylene glycol); in this case, stop your treatment and seek the advice of your pharmacist or doctor.

Declaration of side effects

If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet. You can also report adverse reactions directly via the national reporting system: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) and network of Regional Centers of Pharmacovigilance - Website:

By reporting adverse reactions, you are helping to provide more information about the safety of the drug.

5. HOW TO STORE REMEX 5%, cream?

Keep out of the reach and sight of children

Expiration date

Do not use REMEX 5%, cream after the expiry date which is stated on the vial.

Storage conditions

There are no special precautions for storage

If necessary, warnings against visible signs of deterioration

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist what to do with unused medications. These measures will help protect the environment.


Full list of active substances and excipients

What does REMEX 5% contain, cream?

The active substance is:

Aciclovir ................................................. .................................................. .............................................. 5 g

For 100 g.

The other components are:

Vaseline, poloxamer 407, propylene glycol, liquid paraffin, purified water, cetostearyl alcohol, sodium lauryl sulfate.

Pharmaceutical form and content

What is REMEX 5%, cream and contents of the pack?

This medication is in the form of a cream. 2 g bottle.

Name and address of the marketing authorization holder and the holder of the manufacturing authorization responsible for the release of the lots, if different


Laboratories GENEVRIER SA

280, rue de Goa

The Three Mills - Sophia Antipolis Park

06600 Antibes



280, rue de Goa

ZI The Three Mills




280, rue de Goa

ZI The Three Mills


Names of the medicinal product in the Member States of the European Economic Area

Not applicable.

Date of approval of the notice

The last date on which this leaflet was approved is {date}.

AMM under exceptional circumstances

Not applicable.

Internet Information

Detailed information on this medicine is available on the ANSM website (France).

Information for health professionals only

Not applicable.



Cold sores or cold sores are due to an infection caused by a virus called Herpes Simplex . After a primary infection, the virus persists in the body without causing symptoms.

During an event such as fatigue, menstruation, fever, emotion or sun exposure, the virus can sometimes be reactivated and cause the appearance of vesicles (blisters) in bouquets around the lips, called fever. These vesicles are contagious until the appearance of scabs, sign of scarring.

There are signs before riders located at the usual location of the lesion, which usually result in a burning sensation and / or tingling.

These signs are important to know:

· it is as soon as they appear that the treatment must be started which prevents viral multiplication and makes it possible to prevent or limit the development of the cold sore,

· it is also as soon as they appear that you must respect the hygiene rules given to you in the precautions of use, in order to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus.

On the other hand, aciclovir can not act on viruses that persist latently in the body and aciclovir does not prevent the occurrence of recurrences after the interruption of treatment.

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