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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 2 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 10 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

Can I take Acyclovir orally, as a prophylactic against frequent cold sores?

Posted 14 days ago by AshMed 0 answers

I used to suffer with frequent cold sores so my GP prescribed oral Acyclovir 400mg twice daily as a prophylactic. It has worked brilliantly with no recurrence for very many years even when I'm out in the sun which used to be a trigger. I have experienced no perceivable side effects, but ...

Herpes Zoster - I stopped acyclovir after 7 days .I did not take all pills I took 20 pills 800 MG?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by georgebird 1 answer

... there are 15 pill left. I stopped 10 days ago. My legs feel like rubber It is hard walk... Can I take the rest of the pills?

How long does the active/beneficial effect last after completion of acyclovir course?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by colombia 0 answers

My experience with Herpes Zoster is that it recurs every 2 months. Accepting that excessive stress brings it on, could it be that if my stress is not reduced, the beneficial effect of acyclovir terminates after about two months when Herpes Zoster can then strike again? I have had 5 outbreaks, ...

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 0 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?

Valacyclovir - Scared it's gonna have the same effect?

Posted 18 Feb 2017 by Whyme2017 0 answers

Just Dx with HSV2 Jan 25 during OB on buttocks. Was given acyclovir which worked immediately with itching and then on day 4 I got severe diarrhea for 5 days (I couldn't stay away from the bathroom longer than 15 min intervals and eventually caused irritation/blood.)I will never take it again! ...

Can I take acyclovir 400mg 6times a day for a cold sore?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Seashores 1 answer

I haven't used my Acyclovir 400 MG in a very long time since my first break out about 4 years ago My Acyclovir 400 mg expired 8 months ago. I started getting a cold sore last Wednesday. By Sunday the cold sore was getting worse so I started taking my acyclovir pills 3times a day. Since they ...

Is Medovir (acyclovir) chewable? It's a round, pink, scored tablet?

Posted 18 Jan 2017 by Susan01234 0 answers

It looks like it should be chewed but I've never seen chewable acyclovir before. Again, the brand is Medovir and it is produced in Cyprus.

I have recently started taking acyclovir bills one a day but still feel some cold sore coming?

Posted 10 Dec 2016 by Gulperi 0 answers

Am been get cold sore none stop one after the other since I gave birth a month ago and the docotor gave me acyclovir bills to take daily will it really work to prevent future break out I still feel tingling should I go back to the docotor or will the tingling go away

Does one glass of wine per day interfere with acyclovir?

Posted 16 Nov 2016 by jbehers 0 answers

Taking acyclovir for shingles--800 mg. 5x a day.

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