Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Labialis) Medications
Definition of Cold Sores:
A cold sore is a fluid-filled blister caused by infection by herpes simplex virus. They usually appear at the edge of the lips.
Drugs associated with Cold Sores
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Cold Sores. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Cold Sores
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Cold Sores. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Cold Sores.