Zovirax Duo FAQs

Find the answers to your most frequently asked questions about Zovirax Duo, a cold sore medication that combines an anti-inflammatory agent with an antiviral.

General

Applying Zovirax Duo 

  • If you accidentally use too much or swallow the cream, it is unlikely that any untoward effects would occur. However, if you swallow a large amount of the cream, it is recommended that you speak to a doctor or pharmacist.

  • Yes. Cosmetics, such as lipstick, may be applied over Zovirax Duo once it is dry. However, use a separate applicator (like a cotton swab) to apply cosmetics or sunscreen over an unhealed cold sore. This helps to avoid spreading the infection. Please remove any cosmetics prior to applying/reapplying Zovirax Duo.

Using Zovirax Duo

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Zovirax Cold Sore Cream at work

See how Zovirax Cold Sore Cream gets to the core of your cold sore to inhibit multiplication of the virus and heal your blister.

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How to use

Apply Zovirax Duo at the first
tingle to help prevent your cold
sore blister from developing.

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