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Cold Sores

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(Herpes Labialis Disease Finding)
Herpes labialis or "orolabial herpes" is an infection of the lip by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). An outbreak typically causes small b...
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Common Cold Sores treatments discussed around the web
Valtrex 3,819 Abreva 2,828 Zovirax 2,357
106,304 conversations around the web about Cold Sores to help you make a decision
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Abreva
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Denavir
Other name: Docosanol (Docosanol)
Other name: Penciclovir (Penciclovir)
9 / 10
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9 / 10
Satisfaction
5,840
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Cold Sores
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Cold Sores
Method of use:
Ointment
Method of use:
Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics, nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of polyicosano...
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Penciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) is a guanine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections. It is a Nucleoside analogues which exhibits low toxicity and good selectivity. Because penciclovir is absorbed...
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Top Concerns
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Paranoia
4
Dry Lips
2
Weight Loss
2
Spotting
2
Lack Of Sleep
2
Nausea
1
Weepy
1
Dizzy
1
Addiction
1
Swollen Glands
1
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Paranoia
6
Weight Loss
5
Nausea
3
Suicide
3
A Fib
2
Burp
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Kidney Disease
2
Bone Loss
2
PMS
2
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About Abreva
Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics, nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of polyicosano...
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About Denavir
Penciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) is a guanine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections. It is a Nucleoside analogues which exhibits low toxicity and good selectivity. Because penciclovir is absorbed...
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www.golivewire.com
at first i used abreva and it does work but not that well...
" ...often and at first i used abreva and it does work but not that well ...a rx from my doctor for Denavir, wo... "

working as well lately. I might swap out to that abreva
" ...the lower right. Boooooooo! I'm using Denavir. It's an rx, but that has not been working as well lately. I might swap out to that abreva... "

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www.webmd.com
using Abreva on without results when I got another one! AH!...
" ...been using Abreva on without results when I got another one! AH! My doc prescribed me Denavir and immediately the new sore disappeared AND the first one shrank so quickly. It was amazing. I just... "

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www.lifamilies.com
everything hunny! The only thing that has actually worked...
" ...put me on: Denavir Both were just creams and they worked but ...just bought Abreva over the counter and it's my favorite! I've tried everything hunny! The only thing that has actually worked fo... "

are fine. Abreva doesn't work for me. I got a bad infection...
" ...out. so vaseline just spreads the infection. I use a cream called denavir, (a prescription) it felt safer ...or both are fine. Abreva doesn't work for me. I got a bad infection right after I... "

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www.tokobobo.com
by prescription and Abreva is made with the same stuff....
" ...counter medicine i've found is Abreva! I used to get Denavir (spelling?) by prescription and Abreva is made with the same stuff... "

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www.lifamilies.com
is WONDERFUL..... i like abreva too though... also...
" denavir is WONDERFUL..... i like abreva too though... also - pure aloe gel. if you ...RIGHT out... eta: with the denavir or abreva - put it on LIKE... "

Most important to use Abreva on the FIRST SIGNS, because...
" ...get some Denavir cream. Use it every 4 hours. It's amazing. 2. Go to pharmacy to get some Abreva. Use this every 4 hours, in between the use of the Denavir cream. Most important to use Abreva o... "

by rubbing in Abreva really well. THEN I ice for...
" ...skin. Then I rub some Denavir Rx (penciclovir) cream into the skin really well, followed by rubbing in Abreva really well. THEN I ice for as long as I ...stand it. Success - no sore... "

get one!! I've been using OTC Abreva, however earlier this...
" Quote: I've never heard of Denavir. I can be in the ...sore and get one!! I've been using OTC Abreva, however earlier this year I ...of an antiviral, but not Denavir. My dr said I'd have... "

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