Docosanol

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

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



Docosanol Overview

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...

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docosanol formation mechanism(reaction) ## Docpsanol is a saturated fatty alcohol, which is also used as an antiviral agent, it's the active ingredient in the cold sore medication Abreva. Side effects can include: dry skin, itching and redness. You can learn more here: Is there anything else I can help with?

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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 Docosanol: (30 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0363-2981 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Walgreen Company
  • 0363-9220 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Walgreens
  • 0363-9222 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Walgreens
  • 0472-2981 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-2981 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 11673-846 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Target Corporation
  • 11673-926 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Target Corporation
  • 11822-0951 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Rite Aid Corporation
  • 11822-3927 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Rite Aid Corporation
  • 21130-422 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Safeway, Inc.
  • 21130-823 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Safeway, Inc.
  • 30142-322 Cold Sore Fever Blister 100 mg/g Topical Cream by The Kroger Co.
  • 30142-981 Cold Sore Fever Blister Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by The Kroger Co.
  • 37808-223 Cold Sore Fever Blister 100 mg/g Topical Cream by H E B
  • 37808-229 Cold Sore Treatment 100 mg/g Topical Cream by H E B
  • 41163-722 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Equaline (Supervalu)
  • 41163-724 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Equaline (Supervalu)
  • 41250-932 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Meijer, Inc.
  • 46122-624 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Amerisourcebergen (Good Neighbor Pharmacy) 46122
  • 46122-681 Docosanol 100 mg/g Topical Cream by Amerisourcebergen (Good Neighbor Pharmacy) 46122
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Other drugs which contain Docosanol or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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