Discontinuation of Zovirax (aciclovir) Eye Ointment

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

GSK, the sole supplier of aciclovir eye ointment, plans to discontinue it from the worldwide market in 2018. Stock is anticipated to continue to be available in the UK until the end of June 2019, subject to demand. This memo advises on treatment alternatives.


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