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Superdrug Cold Sore Cream is for the topical treatment of cold sores of lips and face.
Do not exceed the stated dose. If your cold sore gets worse during the treatment period, or if it has not healed after 10 days of treatment, STOP using the cream and seek advice from your doctor. If you use more Cold Sore Cream than you should or if you or a child accidently swallow the cream, contact your doctor or nearest hospital immediatley. Take the packet with you to help identification. If you miss a treatment, apply the cream as soon as you remember, and apply the remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals.
Always read the label
The active substance is aciclovir and the cream contains 50mg in every 1 g (5%). The other ingredients are stearoyl macrogolglycerides, dimeticone, cetyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin, propylene glycol and purified water.
Size (0) Unit (EA) Height (3.7) Width (7.2) Depth (2)
Carton and leaflet can be recycled.
How to Use
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Always use Cold Sore Cream exactly as instructed in this leaflet. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacisy. It is best to apply the product as soon as possible after the start of the infection. For application to the surface of the skin only: 1. Wash your hands thoroughly before use. 2. Apply a thin layer of the cream to the infected area and the skin immediatley next to it, 5 times a day at intervals of about 4 hours. Take care not to rub the infected skin any more than you need to. 3. Wash your hands again to avoid spreading the infection. 4. Use the cream for up to 5 days. If the infection has not healed after this time, you can contionue to use it for a further 5 days.
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