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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 5 answers

I was told that I have herpes yesterday, but I feel like I waited too long to go to the dr, this is my 1st outbreak & it's absolutely the worst pain in my life . The dr gave me this med 400mg 3x a day . When will I find some relief ? So far I've taken 4 pills since yesterday & ...

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 17 answers

I got my vaccine on a Friday, felt headachy and rundown all weekend. By Tuesday I was getting an outbreak. I hadn't had one in a pretty long time and I take acyclovir when I do. Coincidence or a side effect of the vaccine?

What would be the benefit to taking valacyclovir vs acyclovir?

Posted 30 Jul 2013 by chintzia 1 answer

Pt is 82 has had shingles x3d

Acyclovir - How old can a,prescription be and still be effective?

Posted 28 Dec 2015 by Asmitty1022 1 answer

If the script has been in the cabinet for over a year is it still effectuve?

Can Acyclovir cause breakouts?

Posted 30 Dec 2017 by Jlove12 0 answers

I had a sore recently and panicked and went to the er and instead of them checking to see what’s wrong. they gave me Acyclovir to take. I went to my primary doctors to get checked and waiting on my results. I’m continually taking the medication but The sores have multiples. Can anyone ...

I have no medical insurance but two years ago I was diagnosed with herpes. I need Acyclovir?

Posted 1 Dec 2017 by nicci17 1 answer

to treat my outbreak, do I NEED a doctor prescription to get from pharmacy?

Acyclovir during pregnancy?

Posted 28 Dec 2017 by KNS87 0 answers

So I will be 36 weeks pregnant on Sunday. This is my first pregnancy and it's been rough. Before getting pregnant I had lost 150lbs and finally felt good about myself. Of course I've gained 80 of that back now. I've had multiple health issues while pregnant ranging from thyroid to ...

PHN on scalp causes severe itching resulting in sores that never heal?

Posted 2 Apr 2013 by Royce Jean 5 answers

I am a 53 year old white female. I was diagnosed with shingles Oct 5, 2012 on forehead and scalp; left eye swollen hideously. I was put on acyclovir and a round of steroids prescribed by ER physician. The actual crusting and healing of those lesions occurred within 3-4 weeks. After that I itched so ...

Acyclovir - So I got diagnosed with genital herpes I am to take 5 pills a day but I'm confused?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Martinez8088 2 answers

After the pills are done what's next? Because my medicine doesn't have refills so am I just going to stop after this treatment till my next outbreak? My doctor did not really explain so will someone please fill me in on this please?

Acyclovir - What to use for cold sore, mouth tingling, puffy, sore eye?

Posted 16 Sep 2017 by A Stratford 0 answers

What to use for cold sore been around for 4-5 days, mouth tingling, puffy, sore eye?

I have been taking Valtrex; Zovirax; acyclovir for over 20 years and my immune system is compromise?

Posted 22 Jun 2017 by 1994 SS CAMERO 1 answer

When I first started taking the antiviral medication Zovirax I had no health insurance and so I could only buy a few pills at a time and the pharmacist told me that if I didn't take at least a weeks worth of the medication that I'd be putting my immune system at risk. And what really ...

Can I take a NyQuil tablet while taking acyclovir tablet?

Posted 9 Jul 2017 by Lamekid17 0 answers

Im fighting a terrible battle between cold sores on my lips, lip sunburns and a sore throat. Only prescribed 15 tablets and stopped at 13. Haven't had any tablets ( they don't really make much of a difference for me, but I recently found out they need to be taken within the first 3 days ) ...

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