What is a cold sore?
Cold sores are small blisters caused by the herpes simplex
type 1 (HSV-1) virus. They’re highly contagious and can be transmitted through close contact with the virus or genetics. There are typically 6 phases to a cold sore:
Phase 1: Tingling or itching around the mouth.
Phase 2: Red blisters begin to form.
Phase 3: Cold sore appears.
Phase 4: Blisters split, leaving small red gashes. At this phase, a cold sore is at its most painful and transmittable.
Phase 5: Lesion collapses, leaving a yellow crust. When yellow crust falls away, area becomes tender.
Phase 6: Irritation fades as immune system returns cold sore to an inactive state.
Where do I apply clera?
clera is a topical agent for lips and face only and should not be ingested. Ensure clera™ is applied on affected area only. Do NOT apply inside the mouth. Avoid application in or near the eyes, as it may cause irritation. Should contact occur, rinse thoroughly with water. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if excessive skin irritation develops or increases.
How fast does clera work?
Based on clinical studies, by using clera, a cold sore can be healed in as fast as 2 days1.
When do I begin treatment?
Keep clera close by at all times to prevent cold sores from appearing. Begin treatment at the first symptoms or signs of an episode, such as burning, redness, itching or tingling.
What happens if I pick or squeeze my cold sore?
Do not pick or squeeze the cold sore. This will cause scarring and delay healing.
What are the steps for applying clera?
- Wash your hands thoroughly and remove any cosmetics.
- Apply 1-2 drops of clera directly to the cold sore using the tip of your finger or a clean cotton swab and rub it in.
- Repeat application 2-8 times per day until the lesion is healed, up to a maximum of 10 days.
- To avoid contaminating the tip of the tube, wash your hands again before placing the cap back on.
(Once clera is rubbed in, cosmetics may be applied using a disposable cotton swab. This will avoid spreading the infection.)
Can I share my clera with others?
What's in our patented, clinically proven, safe and effective formula?
0.4% Stannous Fluoride, Glycerin, Zinc Gluconate, Xanthan Gum, Purified Water.
What should I do if my cold sore gets worst after 10 days?
If your cold sore gets worse or does not heal within 10 days, discontinue use of clera and consult a doctor. This could be a sign of a serious infection.
Can I kiss someone while I have a cold sore?
Cold sores are highly contagious and therefore should not come in contact with others.
Can clera be used to treat other Herpe viruses?
clera is to be used to treat the herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) virus for lips and face only.
What if you have a reaction to clera?
In the rare case of an adverse reaction or if you experience an allergic reaction (e.g., rash, itchy skin), stop using clera and contact your doctor. Report any bothersome or unusual symptoms to your doctor.
Can clera be used on children?
clera can be used on adults and adolescents 12 and over.
Is clera for me?
While clera is a safe and effective treatment, it should not be used by anyone with known allergies to stannous fluoride or any other ingredients in this product. Please refer to the non-medicinal ingredients: Glycerin, Zinc Gluconate, Xanthan Gum, Purified Water.
What if I accidentally ingest clera?
Ingesting a small amount of clera will not be harmful, however, if you are starting to feel unwell or have adverse symptoms, contact your doctor or the local poison centre immediately.