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  • Zovirax Cream
    / GSK


    Active Ingredient
    Aciclovir 5% w/w

    Status in Israel
    OTC

    Presentation and Status in Health Basket

    Presentation Basket Yarpa Pharmasoft

    Cream

    2 gr (Tube)

    not in the basket chart 58280 26122

    Cream

    2 gr (Pack Pump)

    not in the basket chart 58277 26121

    Dosage

    Apply at the first sign of cold sore.
    Apply liberally to the affected area 5 times a day.
    Continue treatment for 5 days, up to 10 days in total.
    See package insert (OTC).


    Indications

    For the treatment of cold sores.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity. Avoid contact with the eyes and the inside of the mouth.
    See package insert (OTC).


    Side Effects

    Mild pain or burning, redness, stinging, dryness/peeling of the skin.
    See package insert (OTC).


    Drug interactions

    Probenecid, zidovudine.


    Manufacturer
    Glaxo Operations UK Ltd
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