Cymex starts to work from the moment you use it. Its triple action relieves and promotes the healing of painful and unsightly cold sores and dry cracked lips. It soothes away the tingling burning sensation, stops lips from drying and cracking, and its anti-bacterial action controls infection and promotes faster healing. Dosage/Directions:Apply the cream sparingly every hour as required. Side effects are rare.If you notice anything unusual, tell your doctor or pharmacist. Warnings: Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Keep out of the reach of children.For external use only.Do not use after the date of expiry.If your symptoms persist, consult a doctor.