ZOVIRAX cream Composition:
1 g of cream contains 50 mg of acyclovir.
ZOVIRAX cream Action: The ZOVIRAX cream, an antiviral active against herpes viruses (herpes simplex) and chickenpox (varicella-zoster). The mechanism of action involves the inhibition of virus specific DNA polymerase, which prevents the further replication. Shortens the duration of vesicular eruptions, accelerates healing and regression of itching and pain. Early application of cream (before the appearance of bubbles) can completely prevent the further development of herpes. It is intended for topical use in the primary and recurrent herpes of the lips and face, while infection of the gums and mucous membranes of the mouth and genital requires systemic treatment.
ZOVIRAX cream Indications: Cold sores and other changes herpes on his face.
ZOVIRAX cream Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to acyclovir or propylene glycol. Do not use on the mucous membranes of the mouth or vagina, avoid contact with eyes.
ZOVIRAX cream Pregnancy and lactation:Pregnant used when the expected benefit to the mother justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Gently used during breastfeeding.
ZOVIRAX cream Dosage:Apply a thin layer of the cream should be lubricated lesion and surrounding skin 5 times a day (every 4 hours) for 5 days, and in cases of difficult healing change for 10 days.