How to use Zovirax Duo

Zovirax Duo is clinically proven to help prevent blisters before they start

Zovirax Duo is a breakthrough cold sore treatment. It’s clinically proven to help prevent a cold sore blister when applied at the first tingle and speed up healing time if the blister develops.

  • First sign

    Apply at the first sign of a cold sore tingle, bump or itch for the best results. The sooner you apply, the better your chance of keeping a blister or scab from forming.

  • 12 years+

    Recommended for adults and children 12 years and over only.

  • Keep it clean

    Remove any cosmetics before applying Zovirax Duo. Always wash your hands with soap and water before and after treating your cold sore.

  • Don’t skimp or skip

    Apply five times during the day with a cotton swab or your finger. Use enough to completely cover the affected area. Just rub in gently and completely. If you miss a dose, just apply the next time you remember and continue on schedule. Wash your hands after applying the cream.

  • Don’t share

    Cold sores are contagious. Don’t share your tube with anybody else.

  • Make it up

    You can apply cosmetics like lipstick over Zovirax Duo, after it has completely dried. Always use a separate make-up applicator, like a cotton swab to avoid spreading the infection.

  • Five days

    Use Zovirax Duo for five days. If the cold sore persists and is still present after 10 days, talk to your healthcare professional.

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Zovirax Video about cold sore cream in action

Zovirax Cold Sore Cream in action

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

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Zovirax Video about cold sore cream in action
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Zovirax Duo FAQs

Got questions about the only dual-active cold sore medication available? You’ll find the
answers here.

Cold sore cream FAQs

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