Abreva is taken for: Cold Sores Herpes

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Taken for: Cold Sores, Herpes
Other names: Docosanol
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifi...
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Abreva for Cold Sores
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Abreva & Bactine

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www.topix.com
know about this? Abreva has been effective at lessening the...
" ...was out of Abreva), but I am amazed. Why doesn't everyone know about this? Abreva has been effective at lessening the severity of my outbreaks, but Bactine seemed to complete... "

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Abreva but that stuff is expensive and only marginally works...
" ...cold sores my entire 55 years of life! We always have used Abreva but that stuff is expensive and only marginally works for me. Tried Bactine this ...cold sore is drying up and almo... "

better than abreva, but best of all if used WITH abreva...
" ...age 2, so maybe it's not a cold sore. but either way, I'd ...safe. one thing that works really well is bactine, believe it or not. better than abreva, but best of all if used WITH abreva "

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but I've used the Oragel Single dose (it works really well...
" ...haven't tried Abreva but I've used the Oragel Single dose (it works really well but it's expensive) and recently found out Bactine has the exact same ...why you shouldn't put abreva down below. ... "

best of all if used WITH abreva\" Okay yeah I didn't think...
" ...so maybe it's not a cold sore. but either ... [snip!] ... safe. one thing that works really well is bactine, believe it or not. better than abreva, but best of all if used WITH abreva\" Okay yeah... "

tablets since that was something people were saying worked...
" ...i have a total of 6 blisters and ...bought some Abreva and Bactine. Been applying them about 4-5 times per day. ALso been taking lysine tablets since that was something people were saying worked... "

has been Bactine. I put Bactine on them several times a...
" ...laugh) has been Bactine. I put Bactine on them several times a day followed by Abreva (which doesn't work ...mention the Bactine takes the owwie away because they are so painful and Bactine is n... "

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treatment (prescribed pill plus Abreva plus L-Lysine...
" ...I just finished treatment (prescribed pill plus Abreva plus L-Lysine supplement) and despite ...drug store and purchased Bactine and 91% rubbing alcohol. ...of the alcohol and Bactine every h... "

is good once or twice and then seems to lose effectiveness,...
" Abreva is good once or twice and then seems to ...be 500% the price of an identical product called Bactine which is OTC. Get Bactine, apply to Q-tip. Apply vigorously when you feel the... "

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to my sore. I've used abreva before (didnt work, waste of...
" ...my sore. I've used abreva before (didnt work, waste of money) and valtrex which worked but made me feel like total crap all day and is expensive and prescription. Ive had ...and used the bactine... "

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