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User Reviews for Acyclovir

Also known as: Zovirax Cream, Zovirax Ointment

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Acyclovir Review Summary

9.3/10 Average Rating

8 Ratings with 8 User Reviews

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Reviews for Acyclovir to treat Cold Sores

"I all ways get cold sores. I tried everything and nothing worked better then this. And the cold sores don't come as frequent after using zovirax. Gone within 2-3days if you catch while it's tingling it wouldn't show at all"

   
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Endyia Danea (taken for 2 to 5 years) June 13, 2015

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Zovirax Ointment (acyclovir): "I have tried everything, from home remedies to over the counter cold sore treatments. Well, my doctor prescribed Zovirax and since then I have been nothing but thankful. The first sign, apply the ointment. It wont make the cold sore go away immediately but by the 2nd day its dried up and within 4 days its gone. I love Zovirax."

   
10

Ramboo2015928 (taken for 2 to 5 years) February 8, 2015

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Zovirax Ointment (acyclovir): "I have been dealing with cold sores for the past 10 years. I usually would only get 2 per year during an extreme weather change. I've tried Abreva, Releev, Campho, etc.... Nothing really worked at all accept drying the area. Well this Fall and Winter season, I had 3 outbreaks and at the 3rd, I said enough is enough. I read all the reviews online and decided to go with the Zovirax ointment. I got a prescription from my dentist 1st day I noticed the tingling (prodromal stage). The meds indicate this is the best time to start applying. I applied several times the first day and the next day I woke up and hardly saw a thing on my lip. I applied the ointment about 5 times that day even tho it seemed to be gone. 3rd day GONE!!! Miracle!!"

   
10

Jemsgirl February 21, 2012

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Zovirax Ointment (acyclovir): "I find this the only treatment which can nip a cold sore before it develops. If one does develop, it also eliminates the pain faster (2-3 days) than any other creams I've tried. I also discovered after more than five years of annoying outbreaks that cold sores in the summer actually came from sunburned lips. Once I started to completely cover my lips before spending time in the sun, they did not come back. Here, prevention is the key."

   
9.0

jpewtherer January 12, 2011

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Zovirax Cream (acyclovir): "it is very effective!"

   
9.0

Anonymous March 18, 2010

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Zovirax Cream (acyclovir): "Great treatment!"

   
10

Anonymous November 22, 2009

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"It is well worth the cost, decreases out break time and reduces pain and embarrassment."

12JULIE October 14, 2009

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Zovirax Cream (acyclovir): "When I feel a cold sore coming on (tingle) I rub it on and it stops the outbreak. Only thing is it tastes horrible; sometimes it's hard not to rub your lips around the mouth without getting some in."

   
9.0

Anonymous December 10, 2008

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