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How fast should Acyclovir work?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by helpp_30 4 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 14 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 - 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 ) ...

Valtrex or acyclovir which one works better?

Posted 27 May 2017 by Military 1 answer

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?

Does acyclovir prevent outbreaks?

Posted 17 May 2017 by Novasmommy28 1 answer

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 ...

About acyclovir 800mg tablets?

Posted 30 Apr 2017 by Hmt72 0 answers

Today I took acyclovir which the doctor prescribed me for chickenpox at 5pm then again at 9:30 pm. What should I do now. I can't take its next dose at 1.00am and then 5.00am. Please help me, and then when should I start next 4 doses?

Acyclovir - Will it help with the itchiness? Also how long does it take to help my outbreak?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by Anxietyattack1995 0 answers

I went to the emergency room today for a herpes outbreak it's pretty severe. I was diagnosed with herpes when I was 14 years old sadly yes I was having sex. I had the worst breakout then I was in the hospital for a week. Well I'm 21 now and I noticed one little bump but didn't think ...

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

Posted 15 Mar 2017 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 ...

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