Medicinal Products


Generic drug of Zovirax
Therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Aciclovir
laboratory: Winthrop Medicines

10 g tube
All forms


Treatment of Herpes simplex virus primary genital infection and possible subsequent recurrences.
Because of its mode of action, aciclovir does not eradicate latent viruses. After treatment, the patient will therefore remain exposed to the same frequency of recurrence as before.

Dosage ACICLOVIR IREX 5% Cream Tube of 10 g

5 applications a day.
Treatment should be started as soon as possible at the first sign of infection.
The duration of the treatment is between 5 and 10 days.

Against indications

- History of hypersensitivity to aciclovir or to any of the excipients.
- In ocular, intrabuccal or intravaginal application.

Aciclovir Irex side effects

- Sensations of tingling or transient burns may follow the application of the cream.
- In some patients, erythema or dry skin has been observed.
- Risk of contact eczema, due to the presence of propylene glycol.

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