Compeed Cold Sore Patches (15) Cold Sore Treatment Compeed Cold Sore invisible patches heal cold sores fast. 7 Benefits of Compeed Cold Sore Patches Compeed Cold Sore Patch is the first clinically proven healing* patch, effective from the moment of application. It heals* your cold sore at a comparable speed to acyclovir 5% cream, helping you get back to feeling yourself. Fast. Heals fast. Instantly hides Relieves pain. Reduces redness and swelling. Reduces tingling, itching and burning sensation. Reduces the blistering and helps prevent scabbing or crusting. Reduces risk of contamination from the wound.For Total Cold Sore Healing* Clinically proven. How to use Compeed Cold Sore Patches You can use the cold sore patch at any stage of an outbreak. However, it is best to apply at the first sign of an outbreak - usually a tingling or itching sensation. Wash your hands before and after applying the Compeed cold sore patch. Compeed cold sore patches should be used 24 hours a day until the sore is healed*. A cold sore patch will naturally detach after approximately 8 hours and should then be replaced with a new one. Dont remove the patch because you want the sore to breathe. This is actually counter-productive and can lengthen the healing* process. Keeping the patch on is clinically proven to ensure the optimal healing* environment is maintained.