THE MEDICINES and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug alert notice for Zovirax
Eye Ointment (Aciclovir 3%).
As per the agreement, effective immediately, Actavis will exclusively market and distribute an authorized generic of Valeant's Zovirax
R]] will be marketed under the trade name Zoviduo and Zovirax
Duo in Europe.
He asked how many times had the Welsh NHS prescribed Bonjela, paracetamol, athlete's Foot powder, cold-sore cream Zovirax
and cough suppressant Pholcodine over a five-year period.
This is the time to use a cream containing aciclovir, such as Zovirax
, to nip it in the bud.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that claims made in the Zovirax
cold sore treatment advert could not be backed up scientifically by manufacturers GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare.
GSK has invested pounds 48m in the plant, which makes the Zovirax
coldsore treatment and new products, over the last couple of years.
Over the last couple of years, GSK has invested pounds 48m in the plant which makes the Zovirax
coldsore treatment and new products.
The new findings are significant in view of the fact that cheap antiviral drugs that can control HSV1 infections, such as acyclovir or Zovirax
, have been available for many years, and are sufficiently safe to be sold over the counter.
is the treatment of choice there are other remedies available, including Vectavir - available on prescription only, cymex cream and cold sore patches.
Even specialist treatments such as Zovirax
can't completely kill it - they just make outbreaks less frequent and less severe.
Cold sores are usually treated with Acyclovir 5 per cent cream (eg Zovirax
cold sore cream), applied to the cold sore five times a day for five days.