Zovirax Cold Sore Cream
Zovirax Cold Sore Cream is used to treat cold sores. Cold sores are infections on the skin caused by the Herpes virus. Zovirax speeds healing when used at either the blister or tingle stage of the cold sore.
Each tube of Zovirax contains Aciclovir 5% as the active ingredient. Please see product packaging for a full list of other ingredients. Pack size 2g
Who can use Zovirax?
Voltarol is suitable for adults and children.
How to use Zovirax
Apply Zovirax liberally to the affected area five times daily (every 4 hours). Do not use for longer than 10 days. Consult your doctor if symptoms have not improved after 10 days, or if they get worse. The dos is the same for adults and children.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the product ingredients. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking any other medicine, we will check that Zovirax is safe for you before we send it. This medicine is for external use only and should not be taken. Do not apply to the eyes or genital area.
Do not store Zovirax above 25°C. Do not refrigerate. Keep all medicines out of reach of children and remember to return all unused medicines to the pharmacy for safe disposal.
Please read the patient information leaflet that comes with this medicine. You can access the leaflet here, if you prefer.
This product is a licensed medicine. If you order Zovirax, our pharmacy team will send you a link to provide some further information to check that it is safe and appropriate for you to use. It should not take more than 2 minutes.