Abreva Docosanol 10% Cream is a cold sore treatment that acts fast to tackle cold sores at their source. Formulated with docosanol 10%, this fever blister and cold sore medication helps to shorten the duration of tingling, pain, burning and itching associated with cold sores if used as directed at the first sign of a tingle. Unlike other cold sore remedies that just soothe symptoms, Abreva Cold Sore Treatment penetrates deep to create a barrier around healthy skin cells to prevent the spread of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). Abreva Cream is the only nonprescription cold sore medicine approved by the FDA to shorten healing time to heal cold sores in as few as 2 1/2 days (1). This healing cream should be applied 5 times a day until your cold sore is fully healed, for a maximum of 10 days. This Abreva Docosanol 10% Cream tube is easy to apply and take on the go.
(1) When used at the first sign
- One 0.07 oz tube of Abreva Docosanol 10% Cream Cold Sore Treatment
- Fever blister cream contains docosanol 10% to shorten the duration of cold sore symptoms
- Cold sore treatment penetrates deep into skin to tackle cold sores at their source
- Healing cream shortens duration of tingling, pain, burning and itching associated with cold sores
- Packaged in a convenient tube for on the go cold sore treatment
Docosanol 10% Cream Cold Sore Treatment
Abreva Cream is the only nonprescription cold sore medicine approved by the FDA to shorten healing time. While other products just soothe, Abreva works quickly by penetrating deep into the skin to the source of the spreading virus. Abreva comes in a tube or pump, and uses the same formula for each.
Docosanol 10% - Cold sore/fever blister treatment Benzyl alcohol, light mineral oil, propylene glycol, purified water, sucrose distearate, sucrose stearate
Contains: Warnings: Allergy alert: This product may cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:: hives; facial swelling; wheezing/difficulty breathing; shock; rash. If an allergic reactions occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. For external use only. Do not use: if you are allergic to any ingredient in this product. When using this product: apply only to 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 infection. Stop use and ask a doctor if: your cold sore gets worse or the cold sore is not healed within 10 days. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Adults and children 12 years or over: Wash hands before and after applying cream. Apply to affected area on 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 5 times a day until healed. Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor.
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