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CVS Cold Sore Treatment

Dosage form: cream
Ingredients: Benzalkonium Chloride 1.3mg in 1g
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC code: 59779-406

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 9, 2022.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Benzalkonium Chloride 0.13%


Cold Sore/Fever Blister Treatment/First Aid Antiseptic

  • For treatment of cold sores/fever blisters on the face or lips
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of itching, burning and pain associated with cold sores/fever blisters in just one day
  • Relieves dryness and softens cold sores and fever blisters
  • First aid to help protect against infection in minor cuts, scrapes, burns, and sores

  • For external use only: Do not use in the eyes or apply over large areas of the body. In case of deep or puncture wounds, animal bites or serious burns, consult a physician.
  • Allergy Alert: Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this product.
  • When using this product avoid contact with eyes. Use only as directed.
  • Stop use and consult a doctor if the condition persists or gets worse. Do not use longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor.
  • Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.

  • Clean the affected area
  • Apply a small amount of this product to the affected area 1 to 3 times daily
  • Rub in gently
  • Wash hands before and after applying cream
  • Do not share this product with anyone
  • Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information

Store at room temperature

Inactive Ingredients

Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Arginine, Butylparaben, Camphor, Cetearylisononanoate, Dipropylenglycole Dicaprylate-Dicaprate, Ethylparaben, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Hexyldecanole, Hexyl Decyl Laurate, Menthol,
Methylparaben, Ozokerite, Phenoxyethanol, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Poloxamer 407, Propylparaben, Tocopheryl Nicotinate (Vitamin E), Thymol, Zinc Chloride

Questions or Comments?

Call us toll-free at 1-877-242-3234 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Serious side effects associated with use of this product may be reported to this number.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

benzalkonium chloride cream
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-406
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzalkonium Chloride (Benzalkonium) Benzalkonium Chloride1.3 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Aloe Vera Leaf 
Camphor (Synthetic) 
Cetearyl Isononanoate 
Dipropylene Glycol Caprate/Caprylate Diester  
Corymbia Citriodora Leaf Oil 
Hexyldecyl Laurate 
Tea Tree Oil 
Poloxamer 407 
Zinc Chloride 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-406-011 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 PACKAGE
12 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333A05/17/2011
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Registrant - Ranir LLC (364567615)
Ranir LLC364567615label

CVS Pharmacy

Further information

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