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COLD SORE TREATMENT
is the SINGLE
DOSE, one application cold sore medicine.
While using this treatment do not use soap,
toothpaste, or other cleansers form 24 hours after application of Viroxyn
because they will neutralize the medication and may require re-application of
Viroxyn. Instead brush with Baking Soda or plain water for this 24 hour
period. This product is now available through our dental
The current “standard of
care” for treating herpes rely on nucleosides to interrupt the
reproductive cycle of the herpes virus. In doing so, they
must change the type of DNA being produced in affected cells.
Some of these DNA changes are potentially harmful, and some
patients experience side effects. Still others do not have
good results and still others fret over the long-term
consequences of repeated internal exposure to nucleoside drugs.
Internal exposure to nucleoside drugs poses theoretical risks of
damage to cells that are not involved in the herpes infection.
Viroxyn is a new approach to treating herpes that
does not rely on taking medicine internally. Instead of
trying to interfere with viral reproduction or coat skin cells
with fat, Viroxyn® acts directly to disrupt the lipid coat of
the virus. Thus, Viroxyn® is best described as a germicide
rather than a classical “anti-viral”.
How to use
to treatment, clean the area to be treated of all other
preparations: ointments, treatments, lipsticks, etc.
Do not use soap or other cleansers. A dry wipe may be
sufficient: you can use water or alcohol, if necessary. Warning: Do not remove the white applicator swab
from the ampule inside the applicator may break if removed. Broken
glass can cut you.
Remove the cap from the vial and replace on the other end over
the clear plastic tube.
the vial between thumb and index finger, while applicator end is
Pinch the vial in the center at the top of the cap until the
inner ampoule of medication breaks.
with the white applicator down and allow the medication to
saturate the swab. If necessary, pinch the vial gently until a
drop of medication just appears.
the applicator against the area of the skin to be treated, so
that the tip of the applicator is held flat against the skin.
The key is to massage the medication into the sore and the
surrounding area by rubbing.
Do not rub so hard that you cause damage to the skin.
For best results, the patient should massage the drug into the
sore by rubbing. The rubbing should be firm, but care should be
taken to avoid any additional tissue damage. For best results,
the rubbing should proceed for about 10 seconds, or, until all
the drug has been massaged into the sore. The application may
“sting” a bit. This is normal and should subside quickly.
Continue rubbing until all the medication has been used.
For best results, the medication
must penetrate the sub-epidermal layers of the skin to the site of
the infection. The ingredients facilitate penetration, but the
mechanical action is critical. Simply daubing the drug onto the
sore is not likely to give best results.
Different people have different needs and may treat at different
stages of infection. If treating at prodrome, a more vigorous
rubbing is easily tolerated and gives best results. If the lesion
has progressed to vesicle or ulcerated lesion, the patient may
prefer to rub less vigorously, but for a longer time period.
While the single treatment approach works well for most patients,
fear of touching a sore lesion, and thus lack of label compliance,
may require a second treatment. Some patients experience a
secondary event in which a new viral load presents to the same
infection site between 12 and 72 hours following first
presentation of symptoms. Secondary events, or additional sore
presentations, will require additional treatment with a new vial.
When finished, recap the
Dispose of immediately.
Do not disassemble.
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| Different people have different needs. If applying at the initial
tingling stage, rub very vigorously. The more advanced and open the sore
is, rub longer but less vigorously. Someone with thicker skin
that has been toughened by years of exposure to the weather may require
both longer and more vigorous rubbing as opposed to say a young
Occasionally a second treatment may be required, but this is a rare
event, unless you use soap, toothpaste, or other cleansers that have an
anionic reaction, which deactivates the medication. Typically, the
lesion will appear to start healing, and then recur a day or so later,
because the cleanser deactivated the medication. This will require a
second treatment. Lesions may also erupt in different location but still
very close to the original spot, so it is important to treat the area
around the lesions and not just the lesion itself.
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Results of Phase II FDA Test:
A single application of Viroxyn to the
cold sore results in healing
of 2.5 times more to the
Viroxyn group than to the control group
within the first three days following
application. Cold sore symptoms
are quickly relieved. The median
healing time for the Viroxyn group was
approximately two thirds that of the
control group reported in studies of
acyclovir and penciclovir and
approximately one half of untreated natural
healing times. In these studies healing
time was shortened by as much as four days.
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| It is
suggested that you
purchase a package of 3 vials. The earlier Viroxyn is applied, the faster
it works. With an adequate supply you should have at least one vial with
you at all times. To treat the next one when first detected.
LLC of Salt Lake City, has recently
completed the clinical portions of the
required studies to support an
over-the-counter launch of Viroxyn. This
single-dose topical treatment has shown
remarkable results in relieving the pain and
lessening the time it takes to heal the
outbreaks caused by the cold sore herpes
simplex virus. A pilot study of Viroxyn
showed a mean healing time of 3.4 days, a
remarkable improvement over the average 10
days it normally takes for an HSV-1 blister
The same study also
suggests that for many sufferers Viroxyn
reduces or eliminates the pain associated
with herpes-induced lesions in a matter of
minutes. The availability of Viroxyn as an
over-the-counter cold sore treatment opens
the door to ensuring that early treatment
can begin without any of the delays
associated with obtaining the prescription
drugs mentioned earlier.
Viroxyn is a virucide
and is applied directly to lesions, it kills
the virus and so works faster than other
type drugs that have to work their way
through the stomach, into the bloodstream
and then diffuse to the sore and only
interfere with the reproduction of the
Unlike other treatments,
which interrupt the genetic code of herpes
and eventually cause the virus to stop
growing, Viroxyn strips the lipid coating
off the virus and kills it on contact in
the affected area.
these medications can work: acyclovir 200 mg
tab a day to prevent recurrent fever
blisters. It works very well
grams of Valtrex bid,
and add one gram bid for two days per the
case of a herpes infection.
broccoli one of your daily
vegetable servings help combat
cold sores? Science says
in the early stages, but a new
study revealed that a compound
found in broccoli may inhibit
reproduction of the herpes
simplex virus. The
indole-3-carbinol, also is
found in other cruciferous
vegetables, such as cabbage
and Brussels sprouts.
Benefit: Eating a
diverse diet that includes 5
servings of vegetables per day
can make your RealAge as much
as 4 years younger.
Zinc may help cold sores:
Are cold sores causing you to frown?
Zinc just may get you smiling again.
Zinc, the same mineral that may
help you recover from a common cold more quickly, also may help hasten the
departure of a bothersome cold sore. Apparently, zinc works its medicinal magic
by inhibiting the spread of the herpes simplex virus, which causes cold sores.
Topical treatments that contain zinc, such as lip balms, are sold at most
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