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Zovirax Ointment

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INDICATIONS

ZOVIRAX (acyclovir) Ointment 5% is indicated in the management of initial genital herpes and in limited non-life-threatening mucocutaneous Herpes simplex virus infections in immunocompromised patients.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply sufficient quantity to adequately cover all lesions every 3 hours, 6 times per day for 7 days. The dose size per application will vary depending upon the total lesion area but should approximate a one-half inch ribbon of ointment per 4 square inches of surface area. A finger cot or rubber glove should be used when applying ZOVIRAX to prevent autoinoculation of other body sites and transmission of infection to other persons.Therapy should be initiated as early as possible following onset of signs and symptoms.

HOW SUPPLIED

Each gram of ZOVIRAX Ointment 5% contains 50 mg acyclovir in a polyethylene glycol base. It is supplied as follows: 15-g tubes (NDC 0173-0993-94)

3-g tubes (NDC 0173-0993-41).

Store at 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F) in a dry place.

Glaxo Wellcome Inc. Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Made in Canada. FDA Rev date:

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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