Skip to main content

Zovirax Cream Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 1, 2021.

Generic name: acyclovir 50mg in 1g
Dosage form: cream

ZOVIRAX Cream should be applied 5 times per day for 4 days. Therapy should be initiated as early as possible following the onset of signs or symptoms of herpes labialis, i.e. during the prodrome or when lesions appear.

For adolescents 12 years of age and older, the dosage is the same as in adults.

More about Zovirax Cream (acyclovir topical)

Patient resources

Professional resources

Other Formulations

Related treatment guides

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.