Generic Zovirax® Launches

Released: 04/03/2013   By: Mike Partridge, RPh

On Wednesday, April 3, generic Zovirax® ointment launched. Annual US brand sales of the 30gm tubes of brand Zovirax (acyclovir) were approximately $230M. Acyclovir is indicated in the management of initial genital herpes and in limited non-life-threatening mucocutaneous Herpes simplex virus infections in immunocompromised patients.