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Herpes Prescribing 
Pharmacist Assisting Customer

Cridge Pharmacy pharmacists can assess and prescribe for herpes in BC. 

This service is available on a walk-in basis at all Cridge Pharmacies (see locations and hours here).

Medications available for pharmacist prescribing:

  • Acyclovir (Zovirax Oral, generics)

  • Famciclovir (Famvir, generics)

  • Valacyclovir (Valtrex, generics)

  • Acyclovir (Zovirax Cream, Zovirax Ointment, generics)

  • Acyclovir/Hydrocortisone (Xerese)

  • Docosanol 10% (Abreva)*

  • Benzocaine (Anbesol, Kank-a Mouth Pain, Orajel, Zilactin-b)*

  • Camphor/Menthol/Phenol (Blistex, Blistex Lip Medex, others)*

  • Lidocaine (Maxilene, Lidodan Topical Solution)*

  • Lidocaine/Prilocaine 2.5% (EMLA Cream)*

  • Pramoxine (Gold Bond Medicated Anti-itch, Polysporin Itch Relief, others)*

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