Label: COLD SORE FEVER BLISTER TREATMENT- docosanol cream

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated July 30, 2021

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  • Active ingredient

     Docosanol  10%

  • Purpose

    Cold sore/fever blister treatment

  • Uses

    • treats cold sores/fever blisters on the face or lips
    • shortens healing time and duration of symptoms:
    • tingling, pain, burning, and/or itching
  • Warnings

    Allergy Alert: This product may cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:

    • hives
    • facial swelling
    • wheezing/difficulty
    • shock
    • rash

    If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

    For external use only

  • Do not use

    •  if you are allergic to any ingredient in this product
  • When using this product

    • apply only to the affected areas
    • do not use in or near the eyes
    • avoid applying directly inside your mouth
    • do not share this product with anyone. This may spread the infection.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • your cold sore gets worse or the cold sore is not healed within 10 days
  • Keep out of reach of children.

     If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • adults and children 12 years or over:
      • wash hands before and after applying cream
      • apply to affected area on the face or lips at the first sign of cold sore/fever blister (tingle).
      • early treatment ensures the best results
      • rub in gently but completely
      • use 5 times a day until healed
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
  • Other information

    • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
    • do not freeze
  • Inactive ingredients

    benzyl alcohol, light mineral oil, propylene glycol, purified water, sucrose distearate, sucrose stearate

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-910-6874

  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredient in Abreva®†

    docosanol Cream, 10%

    cold Sore Treatment

    cold sore/fever blister treatment

    Non-prescription medicine to shorten healing time*

    For Topical Use Only

    NET WT 2x 2g (0.07 oz), 4g (0.14oz TOTAL

    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by GSK Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Abreva®.

    * Non-prescription cold sore medicine to shorten healing time and duration of symptpms.

    RETAIN THIS INSERT FOR FULL PRODUCT USES, DIRECTIONS AND WARNINGS

    Distributed by Target Corporation

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

  • Package Label

    Docosanol 10%

    TARGET Cold Sore Treatment

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    COLD SORE FEVER BLISTER TREATMENT 
    docosanol cream
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:11673-926
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DOCOSANOL (UNII: 9G1OE216XY) (DOCOSANOL - UNII:9G1OE216XY) DOCOSANOL100 mg  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    BENZYL ALCOHOL (UNII: LKG8494WBH)  
    LIGHT MINERAL OIL (UNII: N6K5787QVP)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SUCROSE DISTEARATE (UNII: 33X4X4B90S)  
    SUCROSE STEARATE (UNII: 274KW0O50M)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorwhiteScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:11673-926-142 in 1 PACKAGE07/01/2020
    12 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    ANDAANDA20875407/01/2020
    Labeler - TARGET Corporation (006961700)