Cold Sores Medications

Popular Cold Sores Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 30
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VALACYCLOVIR is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This medicine will not cure herpes.
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 17
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Acyclovir (Zovirax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand form. Generic acyclovir is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 30
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FAMCICLOVIR is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections are herpes and shingles. This medicine will not cure herpes.
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 839
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PENCICLOVIR is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include cold sores and herpes. This medicine will not cure herpes.
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 21
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DOCOSANOL 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.
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 987
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Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogue / Corticosteroid Combinations 1,269
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ACYCLOVIR; HYDROCORTISONE cream is used to treat cold sores caused by the herpes virus. This medicine will not cure herpes.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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