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

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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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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Docosanol
  • Cream: 10%
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