Boots Antiviral Cold Sore Cream Pump Dispenser - 2g


Use at tingle or blister stage. Treats cold sores and promotes healing.
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Suitable for: Adults & children

Active ingredients: Aciclovir 50 mg


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Use at tingle or blister stage.

• Treats cold sores
• Promotes healing
• For adults and children.

Suitable for

Adults and children.


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use

Wash your hands before and after using the cream.

Adults and children: Use a thin layer on the affected area making sure the whole cold sore is covered. Use every 4 hours, 5 times a day, for 5 days.

If after 5 days the cold sore has not healed you can continue to apply the cream for a further 5 days if necessary.

Apply only to the lips and face. Do not apply the cream to the inside of the mouth, the eyes or inside the vagina as it may cause irritation.

Do not use more than the amount recommended above.

If your cold sore has not healed after 10 days stop using the cream and talk to your doctor.

If your symptoms worsen at any times stop using the cream and talk to your doctor.

If someone accidently swallows some of the medicine: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you use this medicine

Do not use:

If you are allergic to aciclovir, valaciclovir or any of the ingredients in this medicine (see "What is in this medicine")

To treat herpes infections (which may appear as ulcers or blisters) on your eye or in the genital area


Do not store above 25°C.

Do not freeze or refrigerate.

Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the sight and reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard.

Use by the date on the end flap of the carton. Throw away any medicine left 6 weeks after you first open the cream.


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Active ingredients

Each gram of cream contains Aciclovir 50 mg, which is the active ingredient.


Active ingredient: Each gram of cream contains Aciclovir 50 mg, which is the active ingredient.

Other ingredients: PEG-5-glycerol-stearate, Dimeticone, Cetyl alcohol, Liquid paraffin, White soft paraffin, Propylene glycol and Purified water.

The pack contains 2 g of cream. more less

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