Alcohol will not interfere with the way the antiviral drugs works. Acyclovir will still be effective. However the general advice is if you are suffering from any type of infection you are best to avoid alcohol so that you can give your body the best chance to fight off the infection and to reduce the risk of side effects, such as dizziness, especially in older adults.
- Acyclovir Information for Consumers
- Acyclovir Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Acyclovir (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Updated 28 Oct 2015 • 1 answer
Updated 20 Dec 2015 • 2 answers
Updated 12 Feb 2018 • 2 answers
Cold sores - I have outbreaks every two weeks and sometimes every day for almost a year. I have been
Updated 3 Nov 2018 • 1 answer
Updated 14 Dec 2018 • 2 answers