Topical antiviral drugs and antibiotics for minor viral and bacterial infections in the pharmacy

  • Yolanda Agnes Moroney
Keywords: skin conditions, viral infections, bacterial infections, antibiotics, topical antivirals


Skin conditions, such as warts and cold sores, are viral skin infections. Conditions such as impetigo and boils are examples of bacterial infections of the skin. Advice can be offered for both in the pharmacy. Viral skin infections will be discussed first in this article, followed by bacterial skin infections.

Author Biography

Yolanda Agnes Moroney
BSc(Pharm) Amayeza Info Centre
Skin Care