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Posted 13 Nov 2014 • 22 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 26 Aug 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 1 Aug 2014 • 7 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 19 Nov 2012 • 4 answers
Posted 30 Jul 2013 • 1 answer
Pt is 82 has had shingles x3d
Posted 28 Dec 2015 • 1 answer
If the script has been in the cabinet for over a year is it still effectuve?
Posted 2 Apr 2013 • 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 19 Feb 2010 • 4 answers
a friend of mine gave me some pills said to be antibiotics that will help with gum disease?
Posted 5 Dec 2009 • 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 • 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 • 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 30 Dec 2010 • 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 • 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 15 Feb 2017 • 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 7 Aug 2009 • 1 answer
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