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Generic of Sitavig, Zovirax

What is Acyclovir used for?

This medication is used to treat the first outbreak of genital herpes infection. It is also used to treat non-life-threatening herpes infections of the skin and around the mouth (cold sores) in people with a weakened immune system. This medication may decrease the length of time you have pain and help the sores heal faster. Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. It stops the growth of certain viruses. This medication does not cure herpes or prevent the infection from coming back. Also, it does not prevent the spread of herpes to others. Other antiviral medications taken by mouth may be more effective in treating these conditions. Discuss your treatment options with your doctor.




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Acyclovir Frequently Asked Questions

Apply this medication to skin only. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this happens, wash right away with plenty of water.

Begin using acyclovir as soon as symptoms of a herpes infection appear. Wash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medication. Clean and dry the affected areas before applying the medication. Use a finger cot or rubber glove when applying acyclovir to prevent spreading the infection to other parts of your body and to other people. Apply enough ointment to cover all sores as directed by your doctor, usually every 3 hours, 6 times a day. Continue to use this medication for the full time prescribed.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 7 days of treatment or if it worsens.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Acyclovir Dosage and Form Information

5 %
5 %
400 Mg
800 Mg
Suspension Oral
200 Mg/5Ml
200 Mg

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