Zovirax is used for the treatment of cold sores. The active ingredient is aciclovir, an antiviral agent.
Apply Zovirax at the first signs of a cold sore (such as tingling and itching). It can also be used to speed up healing if a cold sore has already appeared.
Directions for use
Warnings and restrictions
Take special care with Zovirax.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any regular medication on prescription or over-the-counter products.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Taking other medicines
This product is unlikely to interact with other medication. However, please speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you are using any other medication for the skin.