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Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Abreva

Abreva Uses in Children

Abreva is not approved for children under the age of 12 years old. Talk to your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using the drug in children.

Off-Label Abreva Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Abreva for something other than cold sores. Using the drug to treat Kaposi's sarcoma (a tumor common in people with HIV or AIDS) is considered an off-label use of Abreva.

Abreva for Cold Sores

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