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More Instructions on Acyclovir Ointment

How Should It Be Stored?

Acyclovir ointment should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep it in its original tube. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not use your acyclovir ointment as scheduled, apply your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Can I Buy Generic Acyclovir Ointment?

Currently, this medication is available in generic form (see Generic Zovirax Ointment).
 

Who Makes It?

Brand-name Zovirax ointment is made by GlaxoSmithKline for Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers.
 

Available Strengths

Acyclovir ointment is available in one strength -- Acyclovir 5% Ointment in a 30-gm tube.
 

Acyclovir (Zovirax) Ointment

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