CONTENT: Ekovir, 400mg (5 pills)
Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. This will slow down the growth and spread of the herpes virus in the body. It doesn't cure herpes, but it can reduce the symptoms of the infection.
Acyclovir is used to treat infections caused by the herpes viruses, such as herpes herpes, herpes, shingles, and chickenpox.
Acyclovir can also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Take Acyclovir prescribed by your doctor for the entire period. Your symptoms may get better before treating the infection.
Treatment with acyclovir should be begins as soon as possible after symptoms (such as tingling, burning, blistering) appear.
Herpes are contagious and you can affect other people infect even if you are being treated with acyclovir. Do not leave contaminated areas with others People come into . Avoid touching the infected area and then touching your eyes. Wash your hands often to prevent the infection from spreading to others.
Before taking this medicine
You shouldn't take these medications if you are allergic to acyclovir or valaciclovir. You shouldn't take acyclovir chewable tablets (Sitavig) if you are allergic to milk proteins.
To make sure acyclovir is safe for you, tell your doctor if you:
Kidney disease; Or
a weak immune system (caused by an illness or with a certain drug).
FDA pregnancy category B. Acyclovir is not expected to harm an unborn baby. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.