Treating cold sores on the face or lips that are caused by the herpes virus. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Zovirax cream is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Zovirax cream does not eliminate the herpes virus, it is not a cure, and it does not prevent transmission to others.
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Mild pain, burning, or stinging
Itching, stinging, or redness of the genital area
ZOVIRAX Cream should be applied five times per day for four 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.