Active ingredients: Aciclovir
Aciclovir BP 5.0% w/w.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Acyclovir is an antiviral agent with activity against herpes simplex virus and varicella-zoster virus. Acyclovir inhibits the DNA polymerase of the virus, preventing further proliferation.
Sodium lauryl sulfate
White soft paraffin
Arlacel 165 (containing glycerol monostearate and polyoxyethylene stearate)
Collapsible aluminium tubes with plastic screw caps.
Pack size: 2g or 10g tubes.
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd, 980 Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9GS, United Kingdom
GlaxoSmithKline UK, Stockley Park West, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1BT
Date of first authorisation: 11 August 1983
Date of latest renewal: 07 January 2011