Definition of Zovirax in English:

Zovirax

noun

mass nountrademark
  • another term for acyclovir
    • ‘Today there are effective antiviral medicines such Famvir, Valtrex and Zovirax.’
    • ‘I woke up this morning with the mother of all cold sores, not just one of those little tingly things that affect the lip and have you running to the bathroom cabinet for the Zovirax.’
    • ‘If you feel your lip tingling, start the Zovirax, as it only works on a virus that is dividing.’
    • ‘Research in recent years has resulted in the development of a number of medicines such as Denavir, Famvir, Valtrex or Zovirax.’

Pronunciation

Zovirax

/zə(ʊ)ˈvʌɪraks//ˈzəʊvɪraks/