DetailsZovirax cold sore relief cream contains an antiviral ingredient (aciclovir) that works to stop the virus replicating or works to treat the virus. Only Zovirax antiviral cream contains MAC-P, an absorption accelerant which helps the cream penetrate up to 5 x faster so the antiviral (aciclovir) can reach the site of the infection more quickly. It promotes healing and is suitable for adults and children.
IngredientsActive ingredients - 5% w/w aciclovir
Other ingredients - Dimeticone, propylene glycol, poloxamer 407, cetostearyl alcohol, sodium laurilsulfate, white soft paraffin, liquid paraffin, arlacel 165 (glycol monostearate, macrogol streate 100), purified water
UsageApply the cream liberally to completely cover the whole of the affected area. Apply to the affected area five times a day at approximately 4 hourly intervals for four days.
WarningsFor external use only. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Seek medical advice before using if you are pregnant, breast feeding, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies. Always read the instructions and cautions leaflet before using.
- Delivery & Returns
We aim to deliver orders within 3-5 working days to the shipping address provided by you in your order if the shipping address is in the UK. For orders being delivered outside mainland UK, this will be longer and we cannot give a guaranteed delivery time due to the differences between carriers. Delivery timescales are estimates only. If you do not receive your order within 14 days of us confirming your order has been sent you must notify us and we will investigate the non-delivery provided. Orders from outside the UK have varied delivery charges, depending on the particular country. Please note that in some instances you may be required to answer product related questions from our Pharmacist as part of the checkout process. Failiure to answer these will cause delays. Please allow extra time for Pharmacy approved products.
Delivery charges for orders outside the UK will vary.
Express UK Delivery
Please note that Express delivery is only available on orders placed before 1pm (GMT) Monday to Friday in the UK. After 1pm we cannot guarantee express delivery, even if it has been selected. Please note that this is not a guaranteed next day service, but is an expedited delivery option. Products which need to be approved by a pharmacist are not suitable for express delivery.
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Delivery outside of the EU
Please note that certain medicines and medical devices sold on this website cannot be purchased if you live outside of the European Union.
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