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Fenistil Cold Sore Cream

Fenistil Cold Sore Cream

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Age: 12 years + Pregnancy: Suitable Breastfeeding: Suitable

When applied at the first signs of an oncoming cold sore, Fenistil Cold Sore Cream can help reduce the duration of pain and promote healing. Get relief from the unpleasant symptoms of cold sores with this easy to use, effective anti viral treatment.

Pharmacist Tip

It is best to start treatment when a tingling or burning sensation is felt before a cold sore starts - it is possible to prevent it coming up. You can also use Fenistil on sores that have erupted to reduce healing time.

Fenistil Cold Sore Cream provides fast and effective relief from painful cold sores and can help to speed up the healing process. It contains the active ingredient Penciclovir (1%), an antiviral medicine that stops the cold sore virus from multiplying. Fenistil is a cold sore cream that provides relief so that you can get on with your day.

Fenistil Cold Sore Cream uses a formula that helps to soothe the unpleasant tingling sensation of cold sores and works to relieve painful chapped lips.

Fenistil Cold Sore Cream works from the moment you apply it and helps to stop your lips from becoming dry and cracked while promoting healing.

Fensitil is an antiviral medication that stops the herpes virus from reproducing and infecting surrounding cells when treating a cold sore.

Adults, including the elderly and children 12 years and over:

Apply Fenistil Cold Sore Cream to the affected area at about two hour intervals for up to four days.

The active ingredients contained in Fenistil Cold Sore Cream is/are:

Penciclovir 1%.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

White Soft Paraffin, Liquid Paraffin, Propylene Glycol, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Cetomacrogal 1000 and Purified Water.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they use Fenistil Cold Sore Cream, however if you do they can include:

Allergic reactions.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Fenistil Cold Sore Cream is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. 
  • Consult your doctor if symptoms persist. 
  • Avoid using Fenistil Cold Sore Cream in the eyes. 
  • Fenistil Cold Sore Cream is used externally only. 
  • Keep out of sight and out of reach of children. 

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

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We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.

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Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 


We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

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