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Zovirax Cream (Generic)

Zovirax Cream (Generic)

What is Zovirax
Zovirax (Aciclovir) is an anti-viral medication. It is mainly utilized for the treatment of herpes simplex , chickenpox, and shingles. Other possible usages include avoidance of cytomegalovirus infections following transplant and serious problems of Epstein-Barr virus infections. It may be taken orally, used as a cream, or injected. It inhibits a specific enzyme involved in the virus's reproduction, hence avoiding it from increasing. Acyclovir helps to cope with symptoms of herpes infection which appear on the skin and mucous membranes. It offers an anti-viral action and blocks spreading out DNA virus through the main nervous system. Dosage and period of the treatment depend on the fact if you are taking aciclovir as a preventative procedure or to deal with intense symptoms. The virus will remain in your body for the rest of your life when you have been infected with herpes . Aciclovir can help you live with the condition without having to suffer symptoms, as it renders the infection inactive.

Aciclovir Negative effects
Common negative effects consist of nausea and diarrhea. Possibly severe adverse effects consist of kidney problems and low platelets. Greater care is suggested in those with bad liver or kidney function

Using during Pregnancy
Acyclovir is normally considered safe for use during pregnancy with no harm having actually been observed. It seems safe throughout breastfeeding.

Acyclovir Purchase
Aim to talk with your doctor before deciding to accept it. Even if you believe the info above is enough for you to decide, medical talk is a should to avoid severe adverse effects.

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Uses

Generic Zovirax cream is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, the Generic Zovirax cream does not eliminate the herpes virus, it is not a cure, and it does not prevent transmission to others.

How to take

Use Generic Zovirax cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Wash and completely dry your hands and the affected area. Apply the medicine only to the affected area and not to the surrounding skin. Gently rub the medicine in until it disappears. Wash your hands after using Generic Zovirax cream.

Do not bandage or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not bathe, shower, or swim right after using Generic Zovirax cream.

To clear up your infection completely, use Generic Zovirax cream for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days. For best results, use Generic Zovirax cream at the first sign of a cold sore (tingling, redness, itching, or bump).

Side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:

  • Burning or stinging; dry or cracked lips; flakiness or dryness of the skin; itching.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:

  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; excessive itching; dizziness).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider.

Precautions

Some medical conditions may interact with Generic Zovirax cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

Some medicines may interact with Generic Zovirax cream. Because little, if any, of Generic Zovirax cream is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

Ask your health care provider if Generic Zovirax cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

Drug interactions

Some medicines may interact with Generic Zovirax cream. Because little, if any, of Generic Zovirax cream is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

Ask your health care provider if Generic Zovirax cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

Generic Zovirax cream should not be used in children younger than 12 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose of Generic Zovirax cream, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Storage

Store Generic Zovirax cream at room temperature, between 59 to 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) in a tightly capped container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not leave in a car in cold or hot weather. Keep Generic Zovirax cream out of the reach of children and away from pets.

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