Sore Uncomfortable coldsores? Viraban is useful for the treatment of cold sores. It contains aciclovir which is an anti-viral that is Helpful to treat the symptoms early when the tingling or itching occurs,which is when the infection is viral.
What is the Active Ingredients? Aciclovir 5%
How do I take it?
Apply a thin layer of Viraban ointment to the affected area(s), five times a day for five days.
Use Viraban ointment as soon as the first symptoms of a cold sore appear, such as burning, tingling or itching.
It is important to continue using Viraban ointment for the full time of treatment (five days), even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a few days.
Viraban ointment can occasionally cause mild pain, drying, flaking, burning or stinging at the area where it is applied. These side effects are usually mild.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if they continue or, are intense or bothersome.
Less commonly, itching and rarely skin rash may occur.
Consult your doctor if the effects persist or are bothersome.