No you should not use Zovirax ointment on your sore.
It is not an antibiotic cream it is an antiviral cream so would be ineffective (assuming you have a bacterial infection.)
Your pharmacist may be able to suggest an over the counter antibacterial cream that you could use instead.
- Zovirax Information for Consumers
- Zovirax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zovirax (detailed)
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