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Docosanol

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your docosanol as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember, then continue with your regular schedule.
 

Is There a Generic Version of Docosanol?

Currently, no generic versions of docosanol are licensed for sale (see Generic Abreva).
 

Who Makes Docosanol?

Docosanol is made by Avanir Pharmaceuticals and is distributed by GlaxoSmithKline.
 

Strengths of Docosanol

Docosanol comes in one strength -- docosanol 10% cream, which comes in a two-gram tube. It is now available in a tube with a convenient pump top.
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