Acyclovir And Alcohol

While you are taking certain prescription or non-prescription medications, you should be aware of the potential risks, side effects, and interactions with other medications and alcohol. Many medications interact with alcohol and are considered unsafe to combine with alcohol. Usually, it is recommended to avoid mixing antiviral drugs (E.g. Acyclovir, Valacyclovir (Valtrex), or Famciclovir) with… Continue reading Acyclovir And Alcohol

Acyclovir Dosage for Shingles

Acyclovir is an antiviral medication widely used to treat viral infections, including genital herpes, herpes zoster (shingles), and varicella (chickenpox). Acyclovir comes in the form of an oral tablet, capsule, buccal tablet, and oral suspension that needs to be taken by mouth. Acyclovir is also available in the form of cream and ointment that is… Continue reading Acyclovir Dosage for Shingles

Acyclovir Vs Valacyclovi

Acyclovir and Valacyclovir are prescription medications that are widely used to treat herpes infections including genital herpes and cold sores. Both medications work similarly. These drugs work by stopping the herpes virus from reproducing and spreading however they possess some differences.  In this blog, we will discuss how these two treatments, Acyclovir and Valacyclovir differ… Continue reading Acyclovir Vs Valacyclovi

Acyclovir When Pregnant

Acyclovir, Famciclovir, or Valacyclovir are antiviral agents that are usually used to treat herpes simplex virus infections and to reduce the severity of infections caused by herpes zoster virus. There is much confusion regarding the use of Acyclovir during pregnancy as the drug may be harmful. In this blog, we will slip into the things… Continue reading Acyclovir When Pregnant

Does Acyclovir Expire

It happens with most people, you take out the medicine from your medicine box and notice that its expiration date has passed. At that time you may have some questions hitting your head, can I still take this medication if it has crossed the drug expiration date? What will happen if I take this medicine?… Continue reading Does Acyclovir Expire

What is acyclovir ointment used for

Acyclovir cream belongs to the antiviral medication category known as synthetic nucleoside analogues. It is widely used to treat skin symptoms caused by herpes viruses. Acyclovir topical medication works by averting the herpes simplex virus multiplication and spreading of herpes virus in your cells. Topical Acyclovir is a cream and ointment form of antiviral medication.… Continue reading What is acyclovir ointment used for

How long does it take for acyclovir to work

Acyclovir belongs to the antiviral family of medicines. Antivirals are prescribed by doctors to treat infections caused by viruses. Usually, antiviral medications work for certain groups of viral infections. What is Acyclovir? Acyclovir is only accessible when prescribed by a doctor. The antiviral drug is widely used for the treatment of genital herpes, and herpes… Continue reading How long does it take for acyclovir to work