- Treats cold sores
- Improves healing
- Contains aciclovir
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Aciclovir is the active ingredient in Zovirax cold sore cream. This medicine is part of a class of antivirals that treat cold sores caused by viruses. It can also be used to treat the Herpes simplex viruses. Zovirax can also be used to treat cold sores on the lips or face.
Zovirax prevents the virus that causes cold sores from spreading and multiplying. It works from the first signs of cold sores. It is suitable for everyone.
Keep it in a dry and cool place below 25°C.
If the expiry date printed on the original packaging has expired, do not use it.
Before using Zovirax Cold Sore Cream, make sure you consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Consult a doctor if your condition persists or you experience pain or irritation.
Not everyone who use this cream experience side effects. However, any side effects that this cream may cause includes:
Swelling of the lips, face, eyelids, tongue, or throat
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Mild burning or stinging
Redness, itching, drying or flaking of the skin
Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about any side effects or if you feel the product is affecting you in other ways.
Stop using the product immediately if you feel any irritation or side effects, and contact your doctor.
Avoid any contact with this medicine with the eyes, nose or mouth.
Keep it out of the reach of children.