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)
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