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We found 15 questions associated with the 'Zovirax' topic.

Is Valtrex and Acyclovir (generic for Zovirax) the same? I think they are, but I'm not sure?

Posted 5 Dec 2009 1 answer

My doctor prescribed Valtrex, but when I got the refill the pharmacy filled it with Acyclovir. I have tried to compare them on this site and it looks like they are very similar. I just want to be sure. My insurance information has also changed since I was originally prescribed Valtrex so I think ...

My doc prescribed zovirax cream for genital herpes... but I read that it should not be used for that

Posted 11 Sep 2009 1 answer

... purpose... why would she prescribe?

Zovirax Cream - Can Zovirax 5% cream be used on Genital Herpes? If Yes, can you rub the cream on?

Posted 23 May 2014 2 answers

... effected area till it disappeared?

Am I suppose to take Acyclovir even if I currently do not have a cold sore?

Posted 19 Dec 2015 2 answers

I woke up with an out break yesterday on my lip and what I usually do is soak a Q-tip with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to dry out the cold sore, and I also use non prescription creams for cold sores like L-lysine cream or Campho-phenique but I came across Zovirax or Acyclovir ointment on a YouTube ...

I am taking bactrim 2x day and flonase ix a day can I take a naproxen 500 mg?

Posted 9 Aug 2014 1 answer

naproxen 500 mg flonase nasal spray and bactrim 800-160 mg are these ok to take together as well as zovirax ?

Can I use Zovirax for molluscum contagiosum?

Posted 28 Nov 2009 1 answer

How long does Zovirax begin to work regarding bliter on lip?

Posted 31 Oct 2012 2 answers

Taking 400 mg of Zovirax and beginning today. Is it necesary to take this 5 times a day?

Can I use Zovirax for flu prevention?

Posted 10 Sep 2009 1 answer

In Russia we use cream oksolinum during the flu season to prevent catching the flu (we apply the cream inside of the nose). I saw that aciklovir (zovirax) is the analog to that cream in the US. Do you think it will work in the same way if I use Zovirax for nazal applications to prevent catching ...

How long before blisters go away on lips?

Posted 28 Mar 2010 2 answers

using zovirax lips are so dry and crusty, and they have been like this for 2 days with treatment and a antibiodic.How long does it take to clear up?

Which is better for cold sores zovirax creme or acyclovir capsules?

Posted 18 Dec 2009 1 answer

I have both the creme and capsules? Should I just use one or the other? Which is better? Can I use both?

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