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Posted 13 Nov 2014 by • 18 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?
Posted 19 Nov 2012 by • 4 answers
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Posted 1 Aug 2014 by • 6 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 & ...
Posted 30 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
Pt is 82 has had shingles x3d
Posted 2 Apr 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
If the script has been in the cabinet for over a year is it still effectuve?
Posted 19 Feb 2010 by • 4 answers
a friend of mine gave me some pills said to be antibiotics that will help with gum disease?
Posted 5 Dec 2009 by • 1 answer
My doctor prescribed Valtrex, but when I got the refill the pharmacy filled it with Acyclovir. I have tried to compare them on this site and it looks like they are very similar. I just want to be sure. My insurance information has also changed since I was originally prescribed Valtrex so I think ...
Posted 28 Apr 2011 by • 4 answers
... an old coat tucked in our closet. The pills turned out to be Acyclovir. I found on here it is used to treat Herpes virus. Does that mean he may have herpes? He has never told me this. I am going to get checked before I ask him. :-( I hope he is taking this for something else. I am afraid to ...
Posted 6 Feb 2012 by • 2 answers
I tried twice to swallow the big tablets with water, but they got caught in my throat. I have been crushing them in order to take the prescribed dose. Does crushing the tablets lessen their effectiveness?
Posted 15 Feb 2017 by • 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?
Posted 30 Dec 2010 by • 2 answers
On Dec. 7, 2010 I was diagnosed with shingles and began taking acyclovir 5 times a day. I am still taking it. I saw the nurse practioner who said I should take the medication as long as I had the tingling senstion at the site. I did not get in to see her within the 72 hour window that is ...
Posted 1 May 2013 by • 6 answers
..from Herpes,,, is there a topical cream to help with pain from sores,, makes it really difficult to sit,, walk,, urinate.. any info will be very helpful.
Posted 7 Aug 2009 by • 1 answer
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