Zovirax is employed for treating chickenpox (varicella) or shingles (herpes zoster) and treating or suppressing genital herpes infections. Zovirax can be an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Zovirax won't get rid of the virus, is just not a cure, and won't prevent transmission to others.
Use Zovirax as directed through your doctor!
Ask your medical provider any questions maybe you have about how exactly to use Zovirax.
Store Zovirax at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Zovirax out from the reach of youngsters and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Acyclovir
All medicines could potentially cause negative effects, however, many everyone has no, or minor, negative effects.
Check with your doctor if all of these most common negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical help straight away if some of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness in the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood inside urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; lower back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a whole listing of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you've questions on unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Contact a medical expert or physician right away if any of these connect with you.
Some medical ailments may communicate with Zovirax. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you have any health concerns, especially if any of the following affect you:
Some medicines may talk with Zovirax. Tell your medical provider if you're taking another medicines, especially any of the following:
This will not be a total listing of all interactions that will occur. Ask your medical provider if Zovirax may communicate with other medicines that you take. Check with your doctor before you start, stop, or affect the dose of any medicine.
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