Aciclovir is indicated for your treatments for HSV and VZV infections, including:
Aciclovir is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Aciclovir will not get rid of the virus, is not a cure, and doesn't prevent transmission to others.
Use Aciclovir as directed by your doctor!
Ask your medical provider any questions you might have about how to use Aciclovir.
Store Aciclovir at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Aciclovir out of the reach of children and faraway from pets.
All medicines might cause negative effects, however, many people have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check along with your doctor if some of these most common unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; general body discomfort; headache; nausea/vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if some of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness within the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); aggressive behavior; blood within the urine; confusion; decreased consciousness; decreased urination; hallucinations; lumbar pain; mental or mood changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; unusual bruising or bleeding.
This is just not a whole set of all side effects that will occur. If you have questions on side effects, contact your medical provider.
Contact your doctor or physician straight away if these apply to you.
Some health concerns may connect to Aciclovir. Tell your doctor or pharmacist when you have any health concerns, in particular when any in the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may connect to Aciclovir. Tell your medical provider if you happen to be taking any other medicine, especially any from the following:
This will not be a total set of all interactions that will occur. Ask your medical provider if Aciclovir may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your doctor before starting, stop, or affect the dose from a medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.