The fastest and most effective cold sore treatment2,6,7,8*.
Nothing works faster5,6,7,8.

* In South Africa

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  2. Schmid-Wendtner M.-H and Korting H.C. Penciclovir Cream – Improved Topical Treatment for Herpes simplex Infections. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, 2004;(17);214-218.
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  5. McKeough M.B. et al. Comparison of New Topical Treatments for Herpes Labialis. Effi cacy of Penciclovir Cream, acyclovir Cream and n-Docosanol Cream Against Experimental Cutaneous Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Infection. Archives of Dermatology, 2001;(137);1153-1158.
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  8. Package Insert. Fenivir® Cold Sore Cream. 1998.04.30.
  9. Spruance S.L. et al. Penciclovir Cream for the Treatment of Herpes Simplex Labialis: A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Topical Penciclovir Collaborative Study Group. JAMA, 1997;227(17);1374-1379.

Marketed by: Austell Laboratories (Pty) Ltd 1 Sherborne Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193. 0860 AUSTELL / 0860 287835. For Camox Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd PMX 934/03_2019

Applicant: Austell Laboratories (Pty) Ltd, S1 FENIVIR® COLD SORE CREAM.

Each 1g of cream contains: Penciclovir 0.01g. Reg. No.: 31/20.2.8/0077 Contains 41,68 % m/m propylene glycol as preservative.