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Aciclovir is a medication found in Zovirax Cream. This is a member of the class of drugs known as antivirals. It is used to treat genital infections and cold sores brought on by the Herpes simplex virus. It functions by eradicating or halting the development of viruses that cause genital herpes or cold sores.
The herpes simplex virus is what causes cold sores. Once you have the herpes simplex virus, cold sore outbreaks might develop from it. Exposure to the hot sun, the chilly wind, a cold or another sickness, a weakened immune system, or even stress can cause cold sore outbreaks.
So, what are the 5 stages of a cold sore? These 5 stages included tingling, blistering, ulcer eruption, scab formation, and healing. Each of the cold sore stages has varying signs.
Aciclovir the antiviral ingredient in Zovirax works deep below the skin to combat the virus that causes cold sores. If used at the earliest indication, this considerably reduces healing time, and you could be cold-sore-free in as little as 3 days*.
*Among 25% of users. Four days is the median recovery time.
Use Zovirax exactly as directed by your doctor every single time. If you're unsure, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Zovirax Cream should not be applied to the genitalia, eyes, or mouth.
How to use Zovirax:
- Before using Zovirax, you should not mix it with anything, not even water.
- Always wash your hands after using the cream and before applying more.
- Five times a day, apply a thin layer of cream to the affected area.
- You should wait four hours between each Zovirax application. Recommended hours are 7 am, 11 am, 3 pm, 7 pm., and 11 pm.
- You may continue using the cream for an additional 5 days if your cold sore or genital herpes sore does not heal after 4 or 5 days.
- After this, stop using the cream and let your doctor know if the affected area has not yet fully recovered.
Using more Zovirax than recommended
If you think you've used too much Zovirax, consult your doctor or chemist. Zovirax Cream should only be applied topically; if you consume any, consult a physician or chemist.
If you forget to use Zovirax
Use Zovirax as soon as you remember if you forget to take it. If, however, your next application is approaching, ignore the missed one.
Avoid using two applications to make up for forgetting a dose.
Zovirax can have adverse effects, however, not everyone experiences them as all medications do. The following adverse effects of this medication are possible:
Allergic reactions (affects less than 1 in 10,000 people)
If you have an allergic reaction, stop taking Zovirax and see a doctor straight away. The signs may
- unexplained fever and feeling faint, especially when standing up
- rash, itching or hives on your skin
- shortness of breath, wheezing or having trouble breathing
- swelling of your face, lips, tongue or other parts of your body
Other side effects include:
Uncommon (affects less than 1 in 100 people)
- a burning or stinging feeling after applying the cream that goes away
- mild drying or flaking of your skin
Rare (affects less than 1 in 1,000 people)
- redness of your skin
- skin rash
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.