Zovirax Duo-Active cream 2g
Indications for use of the drug ZOVIRAX&№174;- infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, incl. herpes lips
Contraindications- Hypersensitivity to acyclovir and other components of the drug.
Use of the drug ZOVIRAX during pregnancy and lactationAdequate and strictly controlled clinical studies of the safety of the drug during pregnancy was not conducted. Use is indicated only in cases where the intended benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
special instructionsTo achieve the maximum therapeutic effect, it is necessary to use the drug at the first signs of the disease (burning, itching, tingling, feeling of tension and redness).
When expressed manifestations of herpes lips, it is recommended to consult a doctor.
The cream is not recommended to be applied on the mucous membranes of the mouth and eyes, because possible development of local inflammation.
When treating genital herpes, it is recommended to avoid sex or use condoms, as use of acyclovir does not prevent sexual transmission of the virus.
Patients with immunodeficiency in the treatment of any infectious diseases should follow the recommendations of the doctor.
It is a pharmaceutical drug. Use only as directed by your doctor.
Mode of applicationThe drug is recommended to be applied 5 times / (approximately every 4 hours) with a thin layer on the affected and bordering areas of skin and mucous membranes.
The duration of treatment is at least 4 days. In the absence of healing, treatment can be continued for up to 10 days. If the symptoms of the disease persist for more than 10 days, you should consult with your doctor.
The cream is applied either with a cotton swab or with clean hands to avoid additional infection of the affected areas.
Local reactions: sometimes - short-term redness, itching, peeling, burning or tingling in the areas of application of the drug.
Allergic reactions: rarely - allergic dermatitis (often associated with the reaction to excipients); in isolated cases - angioedema.
Terms and conditions of storage
The drug should be stored out of the reach of children at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C; do not freeze. Shelf life in an aluminum tube - 3 years.