XERESE (hydrocortisone and acyclovir) Cream 5%/1% is a prescription drug used in patients of ages 6 and above to reduce the healing duration of cold sores (herpes labialis). XERESE decreases the chance of a cold sore ulcerating (becoming worse). XERESE must be applied early, during the initial signs of cold sore.
Drug Name: Xerese
Generic name: Acyclovir and hydrocortisone