Aciclovir cream is used to treat cold sores on the lips, face and on the outside of the genitals. Aciclovir cream relieves systems and offers faster healing.

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Aciclovir Cream 5% 2 to 10 gram tubes From £7.99

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Medication Quantity Price
Aciclovir Cream 5% 2 gram tube £7.99
Aciclovir Cream 5% 4 grams (2x 2 gram tubes) £13.99
Aciclovir Cream 5% 10 gram (large tube) £18.99

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Aciclovir and Cold Sores Overview

Aciclovir is used to treat cold sores and speed up the healing process of the blister(s). Cold sores are a result of the herpes virus which usually remains inactive when it is contracted until something triggers it. The main symptom is a painful blister on the lips which start with a tingling sensation and once it develops can last for up to 10 days. Triggers such as stress, fatigue, fever, menstruation and changes in the immune system can all lead to an outbreak of cold sores.

How does aciclovir cream work?

Aciclovir works by preventing the virus from multiplying and spreading, therefore it should be applied as soon as a tingle begins even if a blister has not yet developed.

Aciclovir is the active ingredient which prevents the multiplication of the herpes virus, allowing the cold sore to heal.

Aciclovir cream should be applied to the affected area as soon as a tingle is felt, even if there is not yet a blister.

It is recommended to apply the cream 5 times a day for 4 days, although it can be used for up to 10 days if the blister has not healed.

The most common side effects of using Aciclovir cream include mild stinging immediately after application and drying or flaking of the skin.