Zovirax Cold Sore Cream is for the treatment of cold sores. Recognise the first symptoms of a cold sore: Often you will feel a tingling, itching , burning sensation. Use at the tingle stage. Zovirax can prevent the cold sore developing. If the blister does develop, Zovirax can speed the healing process by days. Zovirax Cold sroe Cream is available in a tube or pump pack.
Apply the cream to the affected area 5 times daily (about every 4 hours). Continue treatment for 5 days. If you cold sore has not healed after this time, treatment may be continued for up to a further 5 days. If full healing has still not occured after 10 days, or if your cold sore becomes very severe, consult your doctor.