DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION SECTION.
Directions. adults and children 12 years or over:wash hands before and after applying creamapply to affected area on the face or lips at the first sign of cold sore/fever blister (tingle).early treatment ensures the best resultsrub in gently but completelyuse times day until healedchildren under 12 years: ask doctor. adults and children 12 years or over:wash hands before and after applying creamapply to affected area on the face or lips at the first sign of cold sore/fever blister (tingle).early treatment ensures the best resultsrub in gently but completelyuse times day until healed. wash hands before and after applying cream. apply to affected area on the face or lips at the first sign of cold sore/fever blister (tingle).. early treatment ensures the best results. rub in gently but completely. use times day until healed. children under 12 years: ask doctor.
INACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Inactive ingredients. benzyl alcohol, light mineral oil, propylene glycol, purified water, sucrose distearate, sucrose stearate.
INDICATIONS & USAGE SECTION.
Uses. treats cold sores/fever blisters on the face or lipsshortens healing time and duration of symptoms: tingling, pain, burning, and/or itching. treats cold sores/fever blisters on the face or lips. shortens healing time and duration of symptoms:.
OTC - ACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Active ingredient. Docosanol 10%.
OTC - DO NOT USE SECTION.
Do not use. if you are allergic to any ingredient in this product. if you are allergic to any ingredient in this product.
OTC - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN SECTION.
Keep out of reach of children.. If swallowed, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.
OTC - PURPOSE SECTION.
Purpose. Cold sore/fever blister treatment.
OTC - QUESTIONS SECTION.
Questions. 1-888-838-2872 between am and pm ET, Monday-Friday.Docosanol Cream, 10%Thank you for purchasing Docosanol Cream. We hope that since Docosanol Cream shortens the healing time of cold sores, it helps you look and feel better faster. Please follow insert directions for proper use and refer to the information below. You are not alone An estimated one-in-five Americans is affected by cold sores each year. Most people who experience them get two to three cold sore outbreaks each year. Just before and during an outbreak, the cold sore infection can be easily passed on to others. It is especially important to be aware of early warning signs that cold sore is coming, and to be sure to avoid close physical contact when you have one.Getting to the Root of the Problem blister, or cluster of blisters around your mouth, is caused by the cold sore virus. After the cold sore has healed, the virus stays dormant in your body but can be reactivated by everyday triggers like stress, sunlight, extreme hot or cold weather, colds and flu, lack of sleep, or menstruation.The Sooner, the Better typical cold sore outbreak can last as long as seven to ten days. The sooner you begin using Docosanol Cream, the more effective the medicine will be. So for best results, use Docosanol Cream at the very start of the cold sore when you feel the first sign of the tingle, redness, bump or itch.Docosanol Cream is different from other over-the-counter cold sore products. Only Docosanol Cream contains 10% docosanol, which helps to shorten the healing time of cold sores and the duration of symptoms including tingling, pain, itching and burning. Frequently Asked Questions: How is Docosanol Cream different from the over-the-counter cold sore remedies have already been using Docosanol Cream is non-prescription cold sore medicine that can actually shorten healing time and the duration of symptoms. The sooner you start using Docosanol Cream, the sooner you can begin healing your cold sore.Who can use Docosanol Cream Adults and children 12 years and over can use Docosanol Cream.How often can apply Docosanol Cream Docosanol Cream should be used five times day until the cold sore is healed. Apply it directly to the cold sore at the first sign of tingle, redness, bump or itch for best results.Can apply cosmetics on top of Docosanol Cream Yes, cosmetics such as lipstick may be applied over Docosanol Cream. However, use separate applicator, like cotton swab, to apply cosmetics over an unhealed cold sore to avoid spreading the infection. For best results, remove any cosmetics prior to applying Docosanol Cream.Made in the USADistributed by: Actavis Pharma, Inc.Parsippany, NJ 07054 USARevised March 2016.
OTC - STOP USE SECTION.
Stop use and ask doctor if. your cold sore gets worse or the cold sore is not healed within 10 days. your cold sore gets worse or the cold sore is not healed within 10 days.
OTC - WHEN USING SECTION.
When using this product. apply only to the affected areasdo not use in or near the eyesavoid applying directly inside your mouthdo not share this product with anyone. This may spread the infection.. apply only to the affected areas. do not use in or near the eyes. avoid applying directly inside your mouth. do not share this product with anyone. This may spread the infection.
PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL.
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL. ActavisNDC 0591-2981-35Compare to the active ingredient in Abreva(R) Docosanol Cream, 10%Cold Sore/Fever Blister Treatment Non-prescription Medicine to Shorten Healing TimeCold Sore TreatmentFor Topical Use Only Net Wt. 2g (.07 oz). image. image.
SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION.
Other information. store at 20 to 25C (68 to 77F)do not freeze. store at 20 to 25C (68 to 77F). do not freeze.
Warnings. Allergy AlertThis product may cause severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include: hives facial swelling wheezing/difficulty breathing shock rashIf an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.For external use only.