Aciclovir is indicated for the management of HSV and VZV infections, including:
Aciclovir is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Aciclovir doesn't get rid of the virus, is just not a cure, and doesn't prevent transmission to others.
Use Aciclovir as directed because of your doctor!
Ask your doctor any questions you may have about how exactly to work with Aciclovir.
Store Aciclovir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Aciclovir out from the reach of youngsters and away from pets.
All medicines might cause unwanted side effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check together with your doctor if any of these most typical unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical help right away if some of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood in the urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; low back pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is not a total list of all unwanted side effects which could occur. If you have questions regarding unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Contact your doctor or physician right away if any of these affect you.
Some health concerns may interact with Aciclovir. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have any health concerns, especially if any with the following affect you:
Some medicines may talk with Aciclovir. Tell your health care provider if you might be taking another medicine, especially any with the following:
This is probably not an entire set of all interactions that could occur. Ask your doctor if Aciclovir may talk with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you start, stop, or affect the dose associated with a medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.