There are various medication for genital herpes. Zovirax topical is one of well know medicine for skin usage. This medicine categorized as antiviral drug. Zovirax works by decreasing the spreading of herpes virus so that it will give the chance to our body to deal with the infection. If your problem is genital herpes then acyclovir topical ointment is perfect medicine for it.
It may cannot cure the genital herpes or even prevent genital herpes outbreak to recurrent. However, it can decrease your suffer when the symptom of herpes infection attack. Even though already get suggested by many health care provider but it is also carry its own risk and side effect. The common side effects of this medication for genital herpes are swelling on lips, face, tongue and throat.
You will also need to contact doctor immediately when you feel the hives or breathing difficulty. Besides those severe symptoms, you may also affect by other less severe effect like burning, itchy or sting feeling when apply this medicine. Dry skin and lips is also becomes the example of side effect that may resulting.
Just try to be sure that you never applied this medication in your mouth, eyes or nose area. Always consume it as prescribed. Genital herpes is contagious and it may infect other people. That is why you better avoid any sexual intercourse even when you are taking this medication for genital herpes. Another way to minimize the infection spreading risk is using latex condom.