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Abreva

What is Abreva?

 

The Abreva (for facial face) helps treat dry skin sores on the lips and face.

 

Docosanol could be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

 

Warnings

 

Follow the directions on the label of your medication and the label of your package. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about your allergies, medical conditions, and all medications you take.

 

Earlier you twitch taking this drug, make sure to check with your doctor.

 

It is not recommended to take Abreva if sensitive to it.

 

Talk to your doctor before taking Abreva if you're nursing or are pregnant.

 

Do not take this medication for children younger than 12 years old without a medical recommendation.

 

Before you Take this Drug

 

Shadow the instructions on the label or as absorbed by your surgeon.

 

Do not chew it. Topical medicines are for use exclusively on the skin. Rinse thoroughly with water if this medication gets in your mouth or eyes.

 

Apply this medication when you notice the first signs of a sore or cold sore, like burning, redness, itching, or blisters.

 

Cleanse your hands before or after putting on Abreva.

 

Take off any makeup before applying Abreva. Apply enough medication to fully wrap the sore. Apply the medicine gently and evenly.

 

Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve after 10 days or if your symptoms get worse.

 

Save at room fever, far from heat and dampness. Don't halt.

 

How to Take Abreva

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Take the medication as quickly as you can, however, avoid the dose you missed if it is close to time for the next dose. 

 

What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

 

Take the medication as quickly as you can, however, avoid the dose you missed if it is getting close to the time of the next dose. 

 

What Happens If I Overdose?

 

Docosanol overdose isn't expected to be a danger. You should seek medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if someone has swallowed accidentally the drug.

 

What Should be Avoided?

 

Don't share your Abreva medication with another person even if they share the same symptoms as you do. Sharing the medicine could spread the disease.

 

Do not get this medicine into your mouth or eyes.

 

Side Effects of Abreva

 

A few side effects from doconazole's topical use may be experienced that typically are not medically relevant treatments. These adverse effects could disappear after treatment, as your body adjusts to taking the medication. Additionally, your healthcare expert may give you suggestions to minimize or prevent certain negative side negative effects.

 

Mild Effects 

 

Seek medical attention immediately if you exhibit symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction such as headaches; feeling lightheaded; wheezing, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue. More minor side effects might be more likely and there may be no side effects whatsoever.

 

Adverse Effects 

In addition to its effects Along with its beneficial effects, Docosanol topically (the active ingredient found within Abreva) can cause undesirable negative effects. While none of these adverse effects can be observed, if they occur, they might require medical attention.

 

Other adverse effects associated with Abreva.

 

Interaction with Other Drugs

 

The skin care treatment will not be affected by any other medications that you are taking. However, many medications can interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about all medications you are taking, which includes medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal remedies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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