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Condition: Cold Sore
3/17/2014 10:04:51 PM

Reviewer: Cpow, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have a whole routine when I get a cold sore. First, I ALWAYS have my Valtrex and Denavir on hand; as soon as I use them up I immediately get refills for the next outbreak, be it a few months or a year. They are with me when I travel. And have lots of qtips and tissue too. At the first sign, I start the Valtrex (the first 2 of 4 tablets). Then I start dabbing the spot with rubbing alcohol on a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Sore
3/3/2014 9:39:10 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been a long time user - I have had the apparent 'spread' effect it's incredibly frustrating. I've found using a safety pin to pop/drain the blisters (just barely pierce with the smallest amount of pressure) eases the pain and also 1. provides a path for the medicine to enter but more importantly 2. seemingly can curtain the actual damage to the skin the virus causes and minim ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Sore
12/31/2013 5:20:32 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have used Denavir for years and always appreciated its fast results and effectiveness. Although, the tube dispenser has been quit wasteful. Not squeezing the tube is always a good idea, but still, too much waste. I use to pay $35 a tube and now the cost is $450!!!! Too expensive so I have been ordering it out of Canada and get the same benefits for $35. Just an aside, I have learned to take Advi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Sore
1/29/2013 11:16:21 AM

Reviewer: blueneptune146, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've used Denavir for a number of years, but yesterday morning I started to feel the tingle so I immediately started the treatment, trying to catch it early. I don't know what's happening here. First off, I get coldsores on both sides of my upper lip, but never at the same time, until yesterday. As I was treating my left side, I noticed the skin of my lip on the right side was becoming ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Sore
1/14/2013 10:12:47 PM

Reviewer: DillyNY, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Both my mom and I have dealt with cold sores (usually a few a year) all our lives. We've tried everything from home remedies and Lysine to over-the-counter medicines, but nothing helps the way that Denavir does! It truly stops cold sores dead in their tracks. The key is to begin applying it as soon as you suspect you're getting a cold sore. But even if you wait till the blisters have for ... Show Full Comment

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