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    Condition: Cold Sore
    1/8/2009 11:25:29 PM

    Reviewer: miss_anthropical, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Abreva doesn't work for me. When I use this product it doesn't seem to keep my cold sores from breaking out. It actually makes the area more tender and hurt more. My lips feel terrible using Abreva.

    Condition: Cold Sore
    1/5/2009 1:36:11 PM

    Reviewer: 6prof6, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Abreva is completely ineffective. I took a 1-day Valtrex treatment and used Abreva at the first sign of sore. After 2 days of use with no improvement, I switched to RELEEV. This seems to dry and heal the wound within 3-4 days.

    Condition: Cold Sore
    1/20/2009 5:12:25 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was not satisfied with this medication it does seem to make the sore more tender and swollen and makes them seem to take longer to heal then they would if I just use Carmex.

    Condition: Cold Sore
    12/21/2008 9:20:43 PM

    Reviewer: Dis Appointed, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    It's clear Abreva doesn't work, and likely contributes to the sores' pain, duration and spread. It's also clear that the drug company itself is behind the "positive" remarks. This isn't the first time the FDA has approved a bad drug (Avandia, EPHEDRA, Crestor, Celebrex, Vioxx, etc) not the first time it's been "bought" by a drug company, and likely it& ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cold Sore
    12/18/2008 7:50:07 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been getting cold sores since I was very young. I was always on the search for a medicine that would take them away very quickly. This medicine, I felt, only made them worse and made the sore break out even more before it would start to take it away. I was actually able to find a much cheaper and easier product that works wonders! It is the Blistex Lip Medex (in the blue tub), I had star ... Show Full Comment

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