treat cold sores with a new OTC cream called Abreva (docosanol)

You'll soon be able to treat cold sores with a new OTC cream called Abreva (docosanol).

Abreva shortens the duration of cold sores by 1 to 2 days...and costs less than topical Zovirax (acyclovir) or Denavir (penciclovir).

Abreva blocks the herpes virus from entering cells. This mechanism is NOT likely to lead to viral resistance.

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