Zovirax Cream

Zovirax Cream

aciclovir

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Aciclovir
Indications/Uses
HSV skin infection including initial & recurrent genital herpes & herpes labialis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn Apply 5 times daily to affected area at approx 4-hrly interval. Duration of treatment: Herpes labialis At least 4 days. Genital herpes 5 days or up to 10 days if healing has not occured.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to aciclovir, valaciclovir, propylene glycol.
Special Precautions
Avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. Severely immunocompromised patients. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Uncommonly, transient burning or stinging after application, mild skin drying & flaking, itching. Rarely, erythema & contact dermatitis.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
D06BB03 - aciclovir ; Belongs to the class of topical antivirals used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zovirax cream 5 %
Packing/Price
10 g x 1's
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