Abreva

Active Ingredient(s): Docosanol
FDA Approved: * July 25, 2000
Pharm Company: * GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Antiviral

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Abreva Overview

Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturated fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics,[citation needed] and nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of policosanol).[citation needed] More recently, docosanol has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a pharmaceutical antiviral agent[3] for reducing the duration of cold sores caused by...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Docosanol
  • Cream: 10%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Abreva: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0135-0200 Abreva 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Lp
  • 50090-3476 Abreva 100 mg/g Topical Cream by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 63379-056 Abreva 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Glaxo Operations Uk Ltd

Other drugs which contain Docosanol or a similar ingredient: (2 results)






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