A 47-year-old member asked:
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is famvir (famciclovir) effective for cold sores?

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Dr. Philip S Steinfeld
61 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If taken at first sign of outbreak at adaquate dosing(1500mgm as single dose) should be sufficient.
Answered on May 16, 2018
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