Neosporin Lip Treatment Uses
Treats cold sores and severely dry or chapped lips.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often.
Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label.
This medicine is for use on the skin only.
Do not get it in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes.
If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away.
Apply this medicine 3 to 4 times each day.
To treat dry or chapped lips, apply enough medicine to cover your lips completely.
To treat a cold sore, apply this medicine as soon as you notice the first signs of tingling or blistering.
Treat a cold sore as early as possible for the best results.
You may apply lipstick or other cosmetics after applying this medicine to your lips.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
No improvement in your condition after using this medicine for 7 days.
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to allantoin or pramoxine.
Do not use this medicine on a child under 2 years of age unless your doctor tells you to.
This medicine does not contain an antibiotic.
It is made only for use on the lips to treat cold sores or chapped lips.
Do not use this medicine to treat minor cuts or scrapes.
This medicine will not kill the virus that causes cold sores (also known as herpes simplex).
It will relieve the tingling, burning, and pain of a cold sore.
Until your cold sore heals completely, you can pass the herpes virus to someone else through skin-to-skin contact.
Do not allow your lips to come into contact with the skin of another person while you have a cold sore.
Additional Thoughts I have had cold sores since I was 10 or so. This is the only product that works after trying every thing on God's green earth, beside what the doc can give me. I hate they discontinued it. Now what?
No dependency problems:
F Age: 55 Location:
California Time Taken: 5 years
To prevent cold sores from erupting
16 September 2010
Effects No side affects....works great and I guess it has been
discontinued. Wish I new another product to replace
Additional Thoughts This is the only treatment I found that actually healed or prevented my cold sores to erupt. I have been using this stuff for my cold sores ever since it has been on the market. It can stop an eruption overnight.
No dependency problems:
M Age: 89 Location:
florida Time Taken: 2 days
cold sores on lip
9 March 2010
Effects very rapid healing
Additional Thoughts hard to fine in drug stores
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