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Reason for taking: Cold sores
7/14/2011 10:51:10 PM

Reviewer: Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Reduces severity and decreases healing time of cold sores, however I get some side effects: - Dry mouth/throat - Tension - Disturbed sleep - Slight nausea - Slight headache

Reason for taking: Cold sores
6/12/2011 6:03:19 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I use Lysine,Vitamin A, and a topical cream containing colostrum. It has proven effective for lessening outbreak of a fever blister(s) on my lip(s). Expensive- cream runs $80/ounce, but sans pharma.

Reason for taking: Cold sores
6/1/2011 1:48:07 AM

Reviewer: annie's friend, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Lysine is so useful for cold sores IF one takes 1000-2000 upon the first sign of a cold sore; however, I did find that I had a side effect of tension and feeling hyper when I took 2,000-4,000 a day for several days in a row.

Reason for taking: Cold sores
3/12/2011 5:17:52 PM

Reviewer: TromboneGirl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
There's no doubt L-lysine works. If I take it as soon as I suspect an outbreak, I usually manage to prevent the cold sore completely. When I feel one coming on, I take two tablets (1000 mg each) every 4th hour for a day or two before I go down to two a day. If you stop too soon, the cold sore might come back though, no stopping it then. So make sure you keep your dosage of 2 tablets for at lea ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cold sores
3/7/2011 8:57:32 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have been taking Lysine (1000 mg) to treat cold sores for years - I took it every day for a month and now only weekly or a couple of times the week prior to my period I do not get cold sores - I use to get them very often and they are very painful. I now do not have to take costly prescriptions to treat them or prevent them, not sure why my doctor never mentioned it. I suffered as a child with ter ... Show Full Comment

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