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Brand name: Zovirax Cold Sore TM

Active ingredients: aciclovir

What it is used for

Treatment of Herpes simplex virus infection of the lips (herpes labialis).

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A white to off white cream, smooth and free from grittiness, lumps and foreign matter and showing no signs of separation

Food interactions

For the active ingredient aciclovir

  • Increase liquid intake.
  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient aciclovir

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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