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, and nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of policosanol).
More recently, docosanol has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a pharmaceutical antiviral agent for reducing the duration of cold...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers. 1 Discussion