Recent Approval of Xerese in Canada: 5% Acyclovir and 1% Hydrocortisone Topical Cream in the Treatment of Herpes Labialis

Harrison P. Nguyen, BA; Kelly R. Stiegel, BS; Christopher Downing, MD; Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD, MBA

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Skin Therapy Letter. 2014;19(3) 

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Conclusion

Herpes labialis still lacks a cure, but several options are now available to limit inflammation and decrease healing time. The introduction of 5% acyclovir/1% hydrocortisone topical cream represents a forward step in understanding disease pathogenesis and targeting both the viral and immunogenic components of recurrent HSL.

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