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Cold Sore Treatment

Order aciclovir to treat oral herpes

Cold Sore Treatment

Order aciclovir to treat oral herpes

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While there is no cure for cold sores, they can be effectively treated using antiviral medication, such as Aciclovir tablets, which you can order from Superdrug Online Doctor.

If you need treatment for genital herpes, visit our genital herpes service.

If you wish to confirm whether you are a carrier of herpes, order a test online now.

Please note, where a generic product has been ordered we may use a range of manufacturers to provide you with your medication so that we can maintain our service levels.

To place an order, fill in a brief questionnaire. One of our doctors will review your order and prescribe a treatment if suitable. Existing patients should login first.

Medication Pack Size Price
One course of Aciclovir - for a cold sore outbreak(400mg, 15 tablets)£20
Two courses of Aciclovir - for cold sore outbreaks(400mg, 30 tablets)£25
Three courses of Aciclovir - for cold sore outbreak(400mg, 45 tablets)£30
Aciclovir - for suppressive treatment of recurrent cold sores3 months (400mg, 168 tablets) £49
Cold sore test kit1 test kit£80

Dispensing and standard delivery included. Next Day Delivery: £3.99

How our service works

  • Complete a short questionnaire about your health. 
  • Select a preferred treatment and pay for your order.
  • A Superdrug Online Doctor will review your order and approve appropriate treatment.
  • Orders received before 4pm will be sent out the same day. Orders received after 4pm will be sent out the next working day.
  • Your treatment will be posted to you via your choice of standard or next day delivery.
  • This will be contactless delivery. Someone will need to be home to tell the courier that they can sign on your behalf or they won't be able to deliver your parcel.
  • The treatment arrives in plain, discreet packaging.

About Cold Sore Treatment

To place an order, fill in a brief questionnaire. One of our doctors will review your order and prescribe a treatment if suitable. Existing patients should login first.

Reviewed by: Dr Clair Grainger in line with the Superdrug Online Editorial Process.

GMC no. 7041314

Dr Grainger studied at the University of Edinburgh and worked in hospitals before becoming a GP. She has an interest in respiratory, and sexual and reproductive health.

Last reviewed on: 04/10/22