Abreva Cream is the only nonprescription cold sore medicine approved by the FDA to shorten healing time. While other products just soothe, Abreva works quickly by penetrating deep into the skin to the source of the spreading virus. Abreva comes in a tube or pump, and uses the same formula for each. Each tube contains 2 grams of cream and is conveniently available in a Twin Pack.
Active Ingredients: Docosanol 10% - Cold sore/fever blister treatment
Inactive Ingredients: Benzyl alcohol, light mineral oil, propylene glycol, purified water, sucrose distearate, sucrose stearate.
Adults and children 12 years or over: Wash hands before and after applying cream. Apply to affected area on face or lips at the first sign of cold sore/fever blister (tingle). Early treatmentensures the best results. Rub in gently but completely. Use 5 times a day until healed. Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor.
Allergy alert. This product may cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include: