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Which is better: vectavir vs zovirax (acyclovir)?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Pills are best

Vectavir is a brand name for penciclovir, an anti-herpes cream. Zovirax is a brand name for acyclovir, an anti-herpes drug that is available as a pill or a cream. In general, pills are much more effective for herpes than creams.

In brief: Pills are best

Vectavir is a brand name for penciclovir, an anti-herpes cream. Zovirax is a brand name for acyclovir, an anti-herpes drug that is available as a pill or a cream. In general, pills are much more effective for herpes than creams.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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