Oraplex Cold Sore Relief is a high potency formula that aids in the relief of cold sore symptoms. It works from the inside of the body to help accelerate the body's healing process.
Oraplex Cold Sore Relief relieves the symptoms of cold sores. Its special formula has lysine which reduces the frequency, severity and duration of outbreaks. Lysine is an essential amino acid that reduces the multiplication of the cold sore virus (herpes simplex). Citrus bioflavonoids, Vitamins C, B3, B6, astragalus and zinc boost the immune system and aid the healing of cold sore lesions.
Each tablet contains the following active ingredients - lysine 625mg, Vitamin C 250mg, citrus bioflavonoids 200mg, zinc amino acid chelate 50mg ,Vitamin B3 10mg, Vitamin B6 10mg & astragalus membranaceus root 50mg.
Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of bioflavonoids in the management of cold sores. In a clinical study by Terezhalmy et. al.*, Vitamin C & bioflavonoids reduced the duration of cold sore symptoms by 57% compared to placebo. Remission of symptoms was observed in 4 days.
Oraplex Cold Sore Relief tablets are best taken at the first sign of a cold sore (eg. tingling, swelling or itching) to provide relief from the discomfort and reduce the severity of symptoms.
For acute outbreaks in adults and children over 12 years, take one tablet three times a day. For prevention, take one tablet daily. Avoid use in pregnancy.
Oraplex Cold Sore Relief contains no added sugar, lactose, gluten, salt, preservative, artificial colourings or flavourings and is available in bottles of 30's & 60's. Oraplex is made in Australia.
* Terezhalmy GT, Bottomley WK, Pelleu GB. The use of water-soluble bioflavonoid-ascorbic acid complex in the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1978 Jan; 45(1):56-62