This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Zovirax 30mg Eye Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Acyclovir topical is an antiviral drug used to treat infections caused by herpes simplex virus. It is effective if used as advised by your doctor. The effectiveness of acyclovir may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Zovirax a steroid?
Zovirax is a trade name for active drug acyclovir. It is not a steroid.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.