Shingles, or Herpes Zoster, is a variation of the Herpes virus, shown in the patient as a painful rash, that could take months to heal if untreated. Currently, shingles' treatments consists on doctor’s approval antiviral medication to shorten the healing time and analgesic cream to manage the pain. Matavir is an over the counter, topical shingles treatment that reduces the shingles outbreak and severity, without the need of a medical prescription, and ten times cheaper than antivirals.

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