Boots Antiviral Cold Sore 5% w/w Cream 2g


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Boots Antiviral Cold Sore Cream is for the topical treatment of cold sores of the lips and face.
See details below, always read the label
Suitable for:
All ages
Active ingredients: Aciclovir


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Boots Antiviral Cold Sore 5% w/w Cream is for the topical treatment of cold sores of the lips and face.

Suitable for

All ages


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.


Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.


Apply a thin film of cream to the affected area five times daily at intervals of approximately 4 hours for at least four days omitting the night time applications.


Do not use 6 weeks after first opening the tube. See leaflet for further information.


Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product if you know your immune system is weakened.


Do not use more medicine than the label tells you to.

Hazards and Cautions

Use this medicine only on your skin.


Do not use in the eyes or on genitals. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.


If accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical advice.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.




Keep out of the sight and reach of children.


Do not store above 25°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze.



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 pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or if you suffer from allergies.

Active ingredients



Active ingredients: 5% w/w Aciclovir.


Also contains: Stearoyl Macrogolglycerides, Dimeticone, Cetyl Alcohol, Liquid Paraffin, White Soft Paraffin, Propylene Glycol and Purified Water. more less

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