Aciclovir (also spelled acyclovir) is an antiviral medicine that's taken by mouth to treat genital herpes and severe cold sores. Both these infections are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Another use of aciclovir is for treating shingles and chickenpox in adults. Both these are caused by infection with the herpes zoster virus. If you get frequent or severe attacks of genital herpes or cold sores your doctor may suggest you take aciclovir tablets on a regular basis to prevent outbreaks. If you suffer from genital herpes and you get pregnant, you may be asked to take aciclovir from week 36 of your pregnancy to prevent an outbreak that could infect your baby during the birth. If you have a weak immune system, for example if you have HIV or you're having treatment for cancer, your doctor might prescribe aciclovir to prevent you getting a herpes simplex infection. Aciclovir tablets can treat infections triggered by the herpes virus i.e. Aciclovir tablets he tablets can be used as a suppressive treatment for a severe herpes outbreak or as a preventative treatment. Aciclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat infection caused by the herpes virus, including cold sore, genital herpes, chicken pox and shingles. It is available on prescription as an oral medication, or as a topical cream which can be bought over the counter, prescription-free. Aciclovir is not a cure, but it does stop the virus from spreading, allowing symptoms to heal. Antiviral medication for genital herpes should be taken within 5 days of symptoms presenting and can shorten an outbreak period by 1 to 2 days. If you struggle to swallow Aciclovir tablets, they can be dispersed in a glass of water. One 200mg tablet should be dispersed in at least 50ml of water and swallowed.
USES Acyclovir is used to treat infections caused by certain types of viruses. It treats cold sores around the mouth caused by herpes simplex, shingles caused by herpes zoster, and chickenpox. This medication is also used to treat outbreaks of genital herpes. Genuine & branded medication Our pharmacy is based in the UK and we. we offer both 200mg and 800mg tablets with a easy. Before you buy Aciclovir tablets.