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How fast should Acyclovir work?

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 ...

Posted 1 Aug 2014 2 answers

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

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 ...

Posted 13 Nov 2014 5 answers

Doctor gave me the wrong dose for Acyclovir, I think. Thought I was getting Shingles. She said I?

would be taking 5 times a day, but the medicine I received has 400 mg oral every 8 hours. It has been 2 days and I am getting worse. What should I do since the 72 hours has passed? I have called the ...

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Milk of Magnesia - does it block the BSORPTION OF MEDICATIONS?

Like gabapentin, fish oil, magnesium, tumeric capsule, tramadol, acyclovair, mobic?

Posted 4 days ago 0 answers

I need an "as needed" vs take daily med to help with stress/anxiety.?

I just had a mini stroke, and they are treating me for Bell's palsy with prednisone and acyclovir. The Drs I am dealing with are very helpful, but I can't afford to keep going back to talk ...

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

What would be the benefit to taking valacyclovir vs acyclovir?

Pt is 82 has had shingles x3d

Posted 30 Jul 2013 1 answer

Help please! Acyclovir advice is needed?!?

This morning I woke up with the start of an outbreak on my bum cheek. I've started to take acyclovir 200mg, but how the hell can I take this 5?! Times a day! Can u take it every 2 hours to get ...

Posted 28 May 2016 1 answer

My doc prescribed me Acyclovir?

And said I have a form of herpes, but that after I take this for a week I should be ok and it will go away forever. After looking at everyone's stories though... I'm afraid I might have ...

Posted 20 Apr 2016 0 answers

Am I suppose to take Acyclovir even if I currently do not have a cold sore?

I woke up with an out break yesterday on my lip and what I usually do is soak a Q-tip with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to dry out the cold sore, and I also use non prescription creams for cold sores ...

Posted 19 Dec 2015 2 answers

My acyclovir is 2 years old is it ok to take?

Please help

Posted 27 Feb 2016 1 answer


Acyclovir -can 400mg (HP 227) tablet be cut in 1/2 to get a 200mg (CTI 111) caplet equivalent dose?

running low (3 left) of my regularly prescribed (daily, to be taken for ever!) 200mg caplets (blue/white oblong), but have 400mg tablets (white/round) available. Can these be cut in half? Would 1/2 ...

Posted 19 Feb 2016 0 answers

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