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Which is better abreva or denavir (penciclovir)?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: HSV

Abreva is otc and am not at all impressed with its utility.
Denavir (penciclovir) requires a prescription. Quite frankly the effect that any topical anti-herpes medication has on a relapse of HSV is minimal at best.

In brief: HSV

Abreva is otc and am not at all impressed with its utility.
Denavir (penciclovir) requires a prescription. Quite frankly the effect that any topical anti-herpes medication has on a relapse of HSV is minimal at best.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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