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   Docosanol

Docosanol
(topical) (cream)


Treats fever blisters and cold sores caused by herpes simplex. This medicine is an antiviral.

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Docosanol
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Uses
Treats fever blisters and cold sores caused by herpes simplex. This medicine is an antiviral.

Storage
  • Store the medicine at room temperature, away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not freeze. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Cream. Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to apply and how often.
  • Do not use more medicine or apply it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • Start using this medicine at the first sign of a cold sore or fever blister (pain, burning, tingling). This medicine is for use on the lips and face only and will not treat genital herpes.
  • Do not apply it near your eyes or on your genitals. Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine. Apply a thin layer to the affected area.
  • Rub it in gently and thoroughly. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Side Effects
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor: Headache Skin rash or increased redness

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to docosanol.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, apply it as soon as you can.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to apply the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not apply extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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