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Drug Interactions With Abreva

Abreva is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Abreva Drug Interactions).

Abreva: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Abreva if you:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Abreva Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Abreva?

An Abreva overdose is unlikely, especially since each tube contains only a small amount of medication. It is not known what exactly to expect from an overdose.
If you happen to overdose on Abreva, seek immediate medical attention.

How Should Abreva Be Stored?

Abreva should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. It is a good idea to keep a tube of Abreva with you so that you can use it at the first signs of a cold sore.
Keep Abreva and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Abreva?

If you do not take your Abreva as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember, then continue with your regular schedule.
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