Abreva vs Herpecin L

Abreva
(OTC)
Herpecin L
(OTC)
Abreva is a skin medication.
Herpecin L is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Cold Sores
4.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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July 25, 2000
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,088 Discussions
147 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cold Sores
#2 for Herpes
Abreva is approved for Cold Sores and Herpes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cold Sores
#2 for Blisters
Herpecin L is approved for Cold Sores and Blisters and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Abr
Acne
3
Bleeding
1
Depression
1
Skin Problems
1
Anxiety
1
Stinging
1
Cancer
1
Sore Throat
1
Dry Lips
1
Dry Skin
1
Her
Itching
10
Fever
5
Common Cold
5
Bleeding
4
Allergy
4
Acne
3
Depression
2
Lack Of Sleep
1
Runny Nose
1
Bone Problems
1
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3
Bleeding
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1
4
Depression
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Her
1
2
Skin Problems
Abr
Her
1
0
Anxiety
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Her
1
0
Stinging
Abr
Her
1
0
Cancer
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Her
1
0
Sore Throat
Abr
Her
1
0
Dry Lips
Abr
Her
1
0
Dry Skin
Abr
Her
1
0
Itching
Her
Abr
10
0
Fever
Her
Abr
5
0
Common Cold
Her
Abr
5
0
Bleeding
Her
Abr
4
1
Allergy
Her
Abr
4
0
Acne
Her
Abr
3
3
Depression
Her
Abr
2
1
Lack Of Sleep
Her
Abr
1
0
Runny Nose
Her
Abr
1
0
Bone Problems
Her
Abr
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Abreva and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Herpecin L and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: 10%
Stick: 1-30%-SPF
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Docosanol
Dimethicone/Oxybenzone/Octinoxate/Octyl Salicylate/Meradim
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Abreva and Herpecin L: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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