Cold Sore

Also known as: Cold sores / Herpes Labialis / Fever blister / Herpes simplex facialis / Cold sores lip / Herpes on lip / Cold sore (herpetic) / Fever sore / Oral herpes

DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB06770Benzyl alcoholNot Available
DB00632DocosanolDocosanol is a drug used for topical treatment for recurrent herpes simplex labialis episodes (episodes of cold sores or fever blisters). A saturated 22-carbon aliphatic alcohol, docosanol exhibits antiviral activity against many lipid enveloped viruses including herpes simplex virus (HSV). Docosanol inhibits fusion between the plasma membrane and the herpes simplex virus (HSV) envelope, thereby preventing viral entry into cells and subsequent viral replication.
DB00299PenciclovirPenciclovir is a guanine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections. It is a nucleoside analogue which exhibits low toxicity and good selectivity. [Wikipedia]
DrugDrug NamePhaseStatusCount
DB12223Squaric Acid Dibutyl Ester1 / 2Active Not Recruiting1
DB00299Penciclovir4Completed1