Lysine for Management of Herpes Labialis

Frankie A. Tomblin, Jr., Pharm.D. and Kristy H. Lucas, Pharm.D.

Disclosures

Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2001;58(4) 

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Dosage

Lysine is usually given orally in the form of a tablet or capsule. Dosages used for HSV infection in the studies reviewed ranged from 250 mg every morning and 500 mg every night to 1000 mg four times a day.[16,20]

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