I need to know the name of a like ointment. STOXIL no longer appears.
Stoxil (Idoxuridine); Synonyms: Oftan Idu
Description: Stoxil contains Idoxuridine which belongs to the family of medicines called antivirals. Idoxuridine is used to treat virus infections of the eye.
Stoxil (Idoxuridine) works as an inhibitor of virus replication thus reducing the ammount of the virus in the organism.
Indications: Stoxil (Idoxuridine) is used to treat Herpes simplex virus infections. Contraindications and cautions: Your diagnosis must be 100% positive that you are treating virus infection. Do not treat any fugal or bacterial infections with Stoxil. Also be sure to consult your doctor on your possible pregnancy or breast-feeding issues. If your symptoms do not vanish please consult your doctor as soon as possible.
You could ask your pharmacist to help you for an alternate ointment, it could be available by the generic name - Idoxuridine, but please check with your doc/pharmacist.
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