Zovirax Cold Sore Cream 2g Tube

Zovirax is a topical treatment for cold sores on the lips and face. It attacks the virus directly and prevents it from reproducing. It is best used at the first signs of a cold sore (i.e. tingling or itchy sensation around the mouth) but can also be used when blisters have formed to accelerate healing.

Adults & Children: Apply the cream liberally to completely cover the whole of the affected area five times a day at approximately 4 hourly intervals for four days.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you know that your immune system is weakened.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use in eyes or on genitals.

Please be aware that excipients propylene glycol and cetyl alcohol can cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).

Keep out of reach and sight of children.
See enclosed leaflet for further details.

Store below 25°C. Do not refrigerate.

Active Ingredient: Aciclovir 5% w/w
Other Ingredients: Poloxamer 407, Cetostearyl alcohol*, Sodium laurilsulfate*, White soft paraffin, Arlacel 165 (Macrogol stearate 100 and Glycerol monostearate), Liquid paraffin, Dimeticone, Propylene glycol, Purified water

*Alternatively emulsifying wax
2g - £5.59