Docosanol

FDA Approved: * November 19, 2018
Pharm Company: * ACTAVIS LABS UT INC
Category: Antiviral

1-Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturated fatty alcohol containing 22 carbon atoms, used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics,[3] 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[4] for reducing the duration of cold... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 0363-2981
Labeler:
Walgreen Company
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 0363-9220
Labeler:
Walgreens
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 0363-9222
Labeler:
Walgreens
Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 0472-2981
Labeler:
Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 0591-2981
Labeler:
Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 11673-846
Labeler:
Target Corporation
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 11673-926
Labeler:
Target Corporation
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 11822-0951
Labeler:
Rite Aid Corporation
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 11822-3927
Labeler:
Rite Aid Corporation
Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream
NDC: 11822-3951
Labeler:
Rite Aid Corporation

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Can anyone provide information regarding Docosanol's use case or mechanism of action? ## Docpsanol is a saturated fa...

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