Zovirax is employed for treating chickenpox (varicella) or shingles (herpes zoster) and treating or suppressing genital herpes infections. Zovirax is definitely an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Zovirax won't remove the virus, is just not a cure, and does not prevent transmission to others.
Use Zovirax as directed because of your doctor!
Ask your medical provider questions maybe you have regarding how to use Zovirax.
Store Zovirax at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Zovirax from the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines might cause side effects, however, many people have no, or minor, unwanted effects.
Check with your physician if some of these most frequent side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical attention immediately if all of these severe unwanted effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood in the urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; lumbar pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is just not a complete list of all unwanted side effects that could occur. If you might have questions regarding negative effects, contact your doctor.
Contact your medical professional or physician straight away if some of these connect with you.
Some health conditions may talk with Zovirax. Tell your doctor or pharmacist in case you have any health conditions, particularly if any of the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may interact with Zovirax. Tell your medical provider if you're taking any other medicines, especially any in the following:
This may not be a total list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your medical provider if Zovirax may communicate with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you begin, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
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