Herpetrol

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: Benzalkonium Chloride 1.3mg in 1g, Menthol 10mg in 1g, Petrolatum 970mg in 1g
Labeler: Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.
NDC Code: 52389-179

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

Benzalkonium chloride, 0.13%.............................First aid antiseptic

Menthol, 1%.......................................................Topical analgesic

White petrolatum, 97%........................................Skin protectant

Uses
  • For temporary relief of pain and itching associated with fever blisters and cold sores.
  • First aid to protect against skin infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns.
  • Helps prevent, temporarily protects and helps relieve chapped or cracked lips.

Warnings

For external use only.

Do not use
  • in the eyes
  • over large areas of the body
  • in case of
    • deep or puncture wounds
    • animal bites
    • serious burns

When using this product
  • do not get into eyes.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • the condition gets worse
  • persists for more than 7 days or clears up and occurs again within a few days.

Keep out of reach of children.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

Directions
  • Read all package directions and warnings before using.
  • Use only as directed.
  • Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily.
  • Massage gently until absorbed into the skin.
  • Intended for use by normally healthy adults only.
  • Persons under 18 years of age or those with highly sensitive or allergic skin should use only as directed by a doctor.

Other information

Serious side effects associated with the use of this product may be reported to the phone number provided below.

Inactive ingredients

Lysine HCl, purified water.

Questions?  1-800-792-2582

HERPETROL 
benzalkonium chloride, menthol, petrolatum ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:52389-179
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzalkonium Chloride (Benzalkonium ) Benzalkonium Chloride1.3 mg  in 1 g
Menthol (Menthol) Menthol10 mg  in 1 g
Petrolatum (Petrolatum) Petrolatum970 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Lysine hydrochloride 
Water 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:52389-179-071 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
1NDC:52389-179-017 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34806/30/2005
Labeler - Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (042074856)

Revised: 05/2010
 
Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

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