Zovirax Cold Sore Cream has been clinically proven to be able to prevent cold sores from appearing. The cream contains the unique antiviral agent Acyclovir, which prevents the cold sore virus from replicating. Zovirax has been prescribed for over 10 years to more that 22 million patients around the world. This treatment is available to cold sore sufferers without a prescription.Things that can activate the virus include:
- Cold and Flu
- Emotional upset and stress
- Bright sunlight
- Stomach upset
- Physical injury
- Feeling 'run down'
Zovirax Cold Sore Cream should be applied five times daily at approximately four hourly intervals, omitting the night time applications. It is important to start treatment as early as possible after the start of an infection. Treatment should be continued for 5 days. See a doctor if symptoms persist after 10 days.Always wash hands before and after use to prevent re-infection.
Active ingredient: Aciclovir 5% w/w/cream
Do not use on mucous membranes , eyes, inside mouth or vagina. Genital Herpes requires urgent medical attention.Do not use in pregnancy