No, I haven't tried Bepathen because unnatural ingredients tend to prolong the lip peeling cycle. I'm glad though that your son has seen benefits with it! I also, had a bout with many Antibiotics as kid and I think that has brought my system down as well as used to being addicted to using vaseline at night before I slept when I was younger. Those two things are probably a catalyst into why I still have this today. Currently, I'm taking vitamins like B-stress complex with Vitamin C, magnesium, iron, Calcium, and Advanced Acidophilus. I have also increased my water intake. Since, I have this problem I have noticed that my digestive system been out of order. This past year has been the worse yet so I'm going to be more cautious what I put in my body.