Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
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12 Ear, nose and oropharynx
12-03-02 Oropharyngeal Viral infections

Aciclovir
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Cold sores resolve after 7–10d without treatment. Topical over the counter antivirals (aciclovir) can be purchased in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 88D.

See Guidelines for Antibiotic Prescribing in the Community 2018.


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