Cold Sores Treatment – Acyclovir (Zovirax), Valacyclovir (Valtrex), Famciclovir (Famvir)
Cold sores are a pain. Prescription cold sores treatment is available. Our doctors can help. We just added our 14th service – COLD SORE TREATMENT to our growing list of services for Lemonaid Health! If safe and appropriate, we can prescribe either as needed treatment or daily preventive treatment for recurrent cold sores. The COLD SORE TREATMENT service is now available for patients in the following 17 states: AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, MD, MI, MO, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, VA, and WA. Other states coming soon.
(as of 2020, this is ALL 50 states and Washington DC)
So long as this isn’t your first cold sore, our doctors can give you a prescription for an effective anti-viral cold sore treatment. With our 2-hour turnaround during business hours you can pick up your medicines at the pharmacy before you know it.
There are 2 different reasons to take cold sores prescription treatment medicines, an immediate outbreak or daily prevention
If you’ve got a cold sore outbreak right now then prescription-strength cold sore medicine can reduce how long your cold sore outbreak lasts and you need to select between the 3 anti-viral medicines (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) we prescribe.
If you get a lot of cold sores then daily preventative/’suppression’ cold sore treatment can reduce how frequently you get them and you need to select between the 2 anti-viral medicines (acyclovir or valacyclovir) we prescribe. Daily treatment can also reduce how long a cold sore lasts if you do end up getting one.
Preventative cold sore treatment only works if you take the medicine every day on an ongoing basis.
Learn more by reading our FAQs on this service.