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Abreva: Topical cream

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DOCOSANOL (doe KOE san ole) skin cream treats herpes virus infections of the face and mouth. These are also known as cold sores or fever blisters. This medicine will help the sores heal faster and relieve the pain or discomfort.

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Drugs Related by Class to Abreva: Topical cream
Class Name : Other Topical Products Used In Viral Infections

Related Brand Name Drugs :

Aldara: Topical cream  |  Veregen: Topical ointment  |  Zyclara: Topical cream
Most Commonly Used Drugs by Class

Related Generic Drugs :

Imiquimod: Topical cream
CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Abreva: Topical cream
Usage by Gender
69.81%
30.19%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
43.4%
32.08%
22.64%
1.89%
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