Zovirax is an antiviral medicine. It curtails syndromes of chickenpox, shingles, herpes virus infections of mucous membranes (lips and mouth), the brain, the skin, the genitals (sex organs) and widespread herpes virus infections in newborns. Zovirax will not prevent herpes; it helps the sores (if any) heal faster.


Rebetol is an antiviral medicine that should be used with interferon alfa product (such as Intron A or Peg-Intron). It is prescribed for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection that causes swelling or enlargement of the liver. Rebetol oral liquid contains alcohol.