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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 11 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

Does acyclovir prevent outbreaks?

Posted 6 days ago by Novasmommy28 1 answer

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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