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Famvir (famciclovir) for Cold Sores: Went to dermatologist 3 days after first sign was only using Abreva with no results. He suggested 1500mg Famvir now, and gave me 3 more to take at the first sign of additional outbreak in the future. Within one day the swelling had gone away and the blister was starting to clear up.
I have used other treatments but nowhere as fast and effective as this product.
Famvir (famciclovir) for Cold Sores: I've started medication June 24, 2011 of two 500mg tabs a day and I still have had 6 outbreaks in less than four months. Yes, healing time is faster but I would like to have less outbreaks like 1 to none a year.
Famvir (famciclovir) for Cold Sores: Had cold sores since I was in primary school and am now 18. Take a dosage of 1500mg of Famvir in one dose. Works great for me and stops the virus, leaving only a red mark for about 3 days. Side effects: tiredness, nothing serious though.
Famvir (famciclovir) for Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous/Immunocompetent Host: Stopped a lip breakout within an hour. I had gastric stasis from a migraine and I did not get nauseated from this medication.
Famvir (famciclovir) for Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous/Immunocompetent Host: I have been taken Famvir for a year. I had multiple outbreaks in the past, but I take Famvir daily and I have only had 2 mild outbreaks within a year. It really helps not having the pain and depression with outbreaks. It is a great medication and made my life better.
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Famvir (famciclovir) for Herpes Simplex, Suppression: Famvir works the best. I have a lot less breakouts, and when one is coming on I take it and it is gone within a day. I don't have any side effects like I did with the others (headaches and breakouts). It is worth the money.
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Famvir (famciclovir) for Cold Sores: I have suffered from embarrissing cold sores for years. My doctor told me about a single day dose of Famvir (1500mg). He wrote me a script so that I have them on hand when I feel an outbreak coming. I soon as I feel the outbreak, I initiate the therapy and the cold sore does nothing more than get a little red for a day or so. No more full blow outbreaks, this has been wonderful.
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