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Zovirax Cream Dosage

Generic name: acyclovir 50mg in 1g
Dosage form: cream
Drug class: Topical antivirals

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 23, 2023.

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.

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