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Zovirax and Pregnancy - Zovirax Cream Overdose
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- Zovirax and Pregnancy
Zovirax is generally considered safe for women to take when pregnant. This eMedTV article provides information on Zovirax and pregnancy, including an explanation of why the FDA classifies it as a pregnancy Category B medication.
- Zovirax Cream Information
Zovirax cream is an antiviral drug that is used to treat cold sores in adults and adolescents. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works to treat an outbreak, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips for those using the cream.
- Zovirax Cream and Breastfeeding
This eMedTV Web page explains that it is probably safe to use Zovirax cream while breastfeeding. This page covers the results of studies involving Zovirax cream and breastfeeding, and describes when it may not be safe to use the medication.
- Zovirax Cream and Pregnancy
This eMedTV page explains why it is generally safe to take Zovirax cream during pregnancy and also describes how the FDA classifies the medication. Zovirax cream may be given to a pregnant woman if the benefits outweigh the risks.
- Zovirax Cream Dosage
This eMedTV article explains that the recommended Zovirax cream dosage is the same for anyone, regardless of age, weight, or other medical conditions. The medication is typically applied on the lips or skin of the face five times a day for four days.
- Zovirax Cream Drug Interactions
At this time, there are no known Zovirax cream drug interactions. This selection from the eMedTV library explains why it is unlikely that Zovirax cream would interact with oral medications. The medicine is also unlikely to interact with other creams.
- Zovirax Cream Overdose
Although it is unlikely to happen, it is possible to overdose on Zovirax cream. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains why a Zovirax cream overdose is rare and also highlights some of the possible symptoms of an overdose.