Acyclovir (Acyclovir) is a drug that is indicated to treat acute herpes zoster (shingles). It is also indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. It is usually administered intravenously
Take acyclovir for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated.
Treatment with acyclovir should be started as soon as possible after the first appearance of symptoms (such as tingling, burning, blisters).
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking acyclovir:
pain in the gums
sores, ulcers, or white spots on the tongue or inside the mouth
Applies to the following strength(s): 200 mg ; 500 mg ; 1000 mg ; 800 mg ; 400 mg ; 200 mg/5 mL ; 50 mg/mL ; 25 mg/mL ; 50 mg, Consult your Physician first.