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Acyclovir 200mg (Acivir 200) - 200mg (10 Tablets)

Acyclovir 200mg (Acivir 200) - 200mg (10 Tablets)

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Acyclovir Tablet 200mg

One of the anti viral medications offered is called Acyclovir. It helps to stop the cells where a virus is growing from continuing. This type of medication is offered to patients that have herpes, chicken pox, and shingles. This medication can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. It is a good idea to drink a glass of water with each dose.

Acyclovir Tablets are offered in 200, 400, and 800 strength. Your doctor will likely offer you the lowest possible dose to begin with. If that isnít sufficient then they can increase the dose to offer you the most benefits. It is important to follow the dosing recommendations exactly for best benefits.

Some individuals may need to take Acyclovir tablets several times per day. That is often the case when it is being used to treat an outbreak of herpes. For ongoing prevention, the dose may be cut to only once per day. Never skip doses or take more of this medication than you should. Donít stop taking it without the approval of your doctor.

It is very important to drink more water than usual when taking Acyclovir tablets. The risk of dehydration is very high if you are taking a dose of 400 mg or higher per day. It is very important to disclose to your doctor what other medications you are taking. Many of them wonít react well with the use of Acyclovir tablets.

Individuals that are allergic to certain sugars may not be able to take it due to the lactose it contains. There are several side effects that can occur while taking this medication. Drowsiness is one of them so you should never operate any vehicle or machinery until you know how you will respond to it.

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