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  1. Anyone know of this?
    ... I found Valtrex and acyclovir in my boyfriend's house, filled 4/2006. He claims...
    ... Wow- You have every reason to be concerned. I think acyclovir is the generic of Valtrex, and if he says it's for...

  2. Constant Canker Sores, Why??
    ... treat cold sores. Commonly used antivirals include acyclovir (Zovirax), available in both pill and ointment forms ... , the oral drugs famciclovir (Famvir) and val acyclovir (Valtrex), and the ointment penciclovir (Denavir)...

  3. What is this thing?
    ... manifesting itself in the ear area. this person now takes acyclovir during break-out times. just an fyi for you. good...

  4. anyone know about mono?
    ... CMV and EBV do respond to l-lysine [supplement] and acyclovir [Rx med]. ...

  5. Cold Sores?
    ... When I feel one coming on, I take Acyclovir orally, and also apply a prescription ointment to...
    ... I was prescribed Acyclovir by my doctor...it's an oral medication and has worked...

General Health board

  1. ulcers in the throat??
    ... the cause or maybe stress?? right now im on acyclovir and amoxil but someone had mentioned an antibiotic...

  2. cold sore? herpes?-HELP
    ... beginning of new outbreaks. A common antiviral called acyclovir (generic name) is very useful in halting the outbreaks ... if you catch it in time. A large dose of acyclovir at the start of an outbreak will usually make it stop ... they get any bigger. I usually use about 600 mg of Acyclovir (3 200 mg pills) in this manner. Valtrex is another ... Valtrex is essentially an extremely large dose of acyclovir , and it's used preventively, mostly for genital herpes ... for just oral Herpes? Although doctors prescribe Acyclovir throughout an outbreak, I have personally found that ... Acyclovir is useless once the blisters have matured. I have ... healing once the blisters have formed. I think that Acyclovir is sold under the brand name "Zovirax". Also, ... I have found the Acyclovir cream to be useless. Only the pills taken at the time...

  3. Cracks in corner of mouth
    ... therapy with conventional antiviral medications such as acyclovir or valacyclovir. Forms tablet powder liquid ... take one of the prescription antiviral drugs such as acyclovir . Don't drink milk at the same time you take lysine...

Allergies board

  1. Allergies Mean: EXHAUSTION!
    ... Most doctors are too damn dumb to recognize this!! Acyclovir may help. Also Atarax (an immune system suppresor...

  2. itchy lips :(

  3. To Cut-Throat:
    ... doctor about daily long term anti viral medication like acyclovir to keep the pain form coming back. I'tll also keep...

  4. Chlor-trimeton
    ... doctor about daily long term anti viral medication like acyclovir to keep the pain form coming back. I'tll also keep...

Pain Management board

  1. Advice anyone?
    ... Prednisone which is awful. She is also on an anti-viral, acyclovir , because they feel that this comes from exposure to...

Skin Problems board

  1. Finger itches, oozes, drys, peels and repeats over and over...
    ... now but it's not working completely. I have been on Acyclovir pills and ointment. What is wrong with my finger?...

  2. Tiny pimple like blisters on my chin
    ... fluid. I kind of diagnosed myself and started taking acyclovir (antiviral) to see if the bumps ever come back this ... summer. If they don't reappear while I am taking acyclovir , then maybe I'm right. (I had a really bad cold sore...

Arthritis board

  1. migrating joint pain
    ... those to see if this is an infection. i also have acyclovir so i may take that to see if it might help, if this...

  2. arthritis of the Skull and Neck

Bone Disorders board

  1. Is this possible?
    ... I found Valtrex and acyclovir in my boyfriend's house, filled 4/2006. He claims...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. Bell's Palsy~~any one else?
    ... prescribe something to alleviate the symptoms such as acyclovir (to fight viral infections) and anti-inflammatory...

  2. have Bells Palsy what is happening
    ... a simplex type. This is why your doc gave you acyclovir , because Bell's is virally-based. Your body is also...

  3. Lyme disease and bells palsy....
    ... did. I was on 6 weeks on Doxy and the steriod Acyclovir for the Bell's Palsy which my doc told me to stop...

  4. Has anyone suffered from BELL PALSY?
    ... test, however, he upped my Predisone dosage, gave Acyclovir for the virus that may have attacked my 7th facial...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. What Is This Pain In My Head?
    ... me a round of antiviral meds - maybe amantadine or acyclovir , but I would much rather have the name of the virus...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. solumedrol and thrush.....ugh...
    ... Bell's Palsy" and the doctor put me on steroids and acyclovir . To my shock, the thrush never appeared! This was ... diagnosis I immediately told the doctors that I wanted IV acyclovir to go the IV steroids if I ever needed them. Unfortunately ... , that time came in August. I had acyclovir before each round of steroids. I also received Nystatin...

Trigeminal Neuralgia board

  1. Genital Post Herpetic Neuralgia???
    ... have had pain starting in Sept. and began taking my acyclovir on a regular basis. Then I had some heart problems...

  2. Neuralgia (nerve damage) from Herpes
    ... with me. About 3 wks to 1 month after stopping my Acyclovir treatment ( I was also on Accutane), I started getting...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Help--7 years of normal paps, suddenly CIN 1/HR HPV
    ... into dating him I got my first outbreak. He takes Acyclovir twice a day only when he gets a breakout. I seemed ... doctor advised that I go on it daily. So I now take Acyclovir once daily which has been successful for the most ... deal with. I did some research on the effects of Acyclovir on HPV. One study seems to hint towards benefits,...
    ... supplements in my cupboard since 2005, and I am hoping Acyclovir may be helping to suppress as well since it is an...
    ... the doc able to see/get everything? I hope the Acyclovir will help you as well--I sure wish anti-virals were...
    ... help get on top of it. I give more credit to the Acyclovir than anything for my latest good news. It was in...
    ... that were mentioned here. I am wondering about this Acyclovir . What is this given for? Thanks....
    ... lot of ladies, not just me. lhinton, Cyn takes Acyclovir (sp) for herpes, but just wait for her to answer those...
    ... to HPV, increasing ones risk factor significantly. Acyclovir is an anti-viral medication. It works by helping ... taking it daily. There is research that suggests Acyclovir may also be benefitial in helping people with an HPV...

Cancer: Skin board

  1. fever blister or skin cancer
    ... them some years ago but once was given a course of Acyclovir tablets from the doctor - it's an anti-viral drug...

  2. I don't know what this is and I'm scared!
    ... significantly reduced/shortened with a med called acyclovir . Good luck, Jay [This message has been edited by...

Lymphomas board

  1. I broke out in a rash
    ... replied. :) But it is shingles. They started me on Acyclovir and the nurse said it was okay to double up on my...
    ... I was hoping it was something else. I've been on Acyclovir since the very beginning. I'm actually mad at my...

  2. Questions for Monday
    ... Forgot to add: I've been taking Acyclovir for herpes/mouth sores. It's been a god-send. Maybe...

  3. Hodgkin's mostly a "young person's" disease???
    ... popsicles--all fruit kinds---are wonderful. I started Acyclovir 2 X daily, (Oncologist's orders) and (knock on wood ... Actually, I'm better than before treatment, as I needed Acyclovir for years! Why my primary caregiver did NOT think...

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. please help, I'm new
    ... with TMJD. I've been on amitriptylene, neurontin, acyclovir , clonazepam and others whose names escape me at the...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. GERD and ANXIETY which came FIRST??
    ... with my husband! (Luckily they can be controlled with acyclovir - just take it when the tingling starts). Anyway...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Chronic ear ache...need MD in this case...
    ... herpes zoster, though I might be incorrect. I took Acyclovir and it didn't seem to have an effect. After reading...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. Followup - autophony, hydrops, sudden hearing loss
    ... seemed to help much and I recently started a course of acyclovir (antiviral) and all my symptoms have improve beyond...

  2. AUTOPHONY, ET Dysfunction is linked to TMJ Disorder
    ... cochlear hydrops or Meniere's disease. As I said, the acyclovir took way the autophony and restored hearing both to...
    ... especially if I have to talk loud. I just looked up acyclovir and it says it is for genital herpes. Does not mention...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Anyone try Aciclovir?
    ... success rate climbed to 89%. [*]oral antiviral ( acyclovir ) success in 9 patients with both VN and BPPV in the...
    ... as cochlear hydrops. It is much better after 6 wks acyclovir but not completely fixed. I understand House Ear has...

  2. New Study on Vestibular Neuritis - Feb 2008
    ... succinate, 60 mg/d, tapered during 2.5 weeks) and acyclovir (800 mg 4 times daily for 7 days). Sure makes me...
    ... succinate, 60 mg/d, tapered during 2.5 weeks) and acyclovir (800 mg 4 times daily for 7 days). Hey Violet ...

  3. What could this be?
    ... this be? A Virus, herpes. My mom wants me to try her Acyclovir . Bad idea?...
    ... this be? A Virus, herpes. My mom wants me to try her Acyclovir . Bad idea? Meniere's Disease? Migraine associated ... specialist, get some stuff ruled out and then ask about the acyclovir ....

  4. latent virus returns or decompensation event ?
    ... prescription for prednisolone (an anti-inflammatory) and acyclovir (an anti-viral) and said that the mild symptoms I...

  5. Meniere's Syndrome Article(interesting)
    ... Are you talking about acyclovir ?...
    ... MS(the autoinmune one), I've read that sometimes Acyclovir was used for VN, if they thought that a Virus could...
    ... Many people with Menieres use acyclovir - as there have been a few supposed examples of it...

  6. arent neurotologists just great !
    ... then the anxiety makes it worse. he prescribed acyclovir (a anti viral) and prednisolone (a steroid) to take...

  7. Herpes and Inner Ear
    ... to Meniere's there. I was treated with 1000mg of Acyclovir over 5 days and it has dramatically cleared up my ... before skin symptoms appear, can suppress with topical Acyclovir (Zovirax). I typically suffer at least a day of...

  8. Flying...
    ... infection is strongly suspected, a medication called " Acyclovir " or a relative may be used. Steroids (prednisone ... function in patients with vestibular neuritis, while val acyclovir did not. All patients were also given an anticholinergic...

  9. New to Board – My battle with Vesitibular Neuritits
    ... if a daily antiviral med might work for you such as acyclovir . Or apparently St John's Wort also reduces herpes...
    ... John, Yes, it might be worth a try to have a daily acyclovir just as a trial to see if the attacks stop. A good ... trigger a herpes attack. Another thing might be to take acyclovir or famvir when you feel an attack coming on to see...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Hi y'all...........
    ... in the hall with the gp yesterday so I've got my acyclovir now. He was sweet though. Told me if I had any problems...
    ... lucky on the shingles so far. I'm not real fond of acyclovir but I was able to start it within hours of the first...
    ... listening to the wrong commands. The only new med is the acyclovir . I complete a 7 day course of that on thursday morning...
    ... beta blockers. I think the Cytomel, along with the acyclovir that was started at the very first pinpoint sign of...

  2. Hoping for a little help...
    ... three medications that are used to treat shingles: acyclovir , valacyclovir and famiciclovir. The one I took was ... val acyclovir (valtrex). After five days, my bp shot up to 190...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Online source for purchasing Zovirax 3% ophthalmic ointment?
    ... from a very dependable source that there is a topical acyclovir ophthalmic ointment (Zovirax) that can be used for...

  2. corneal transplant?
    ... use any drops whatsoever. My doctor has me taking Acyclovir daily for 18 months to prevent a herpes outbreak on...

Birth Control board

  1. Pregnant and ON THE PILL!!
    ... only medication I have taken the past 2 months is acyclovir for my cold sores, which is an anti-viral. I always...

Breastfeeding board

  1. Breast feeding
    ... Perfectly safe! It's also safe to take acyclovir while you breastfeed (though you'd want to clear it...

Children's Health board

  1. 10 yr. old sick since mid Aug. Dr.says in her head
    ... not kill viruses. You need antiviral drugs such as acyclovir to act against viruses. As I said before, it could...

Anemia board

  1. Very strange story
    ... he never had it as a child. The doctor put him on acyclovir because he said that people with anemia have a hard...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Just told I had CFIDS...is this a real condition?
    ... antibiotics and they did not help me. I have tried Acyclovir (antiviral) medication (hope I spelled it right)...

  2. Dealing with CF-question for Kim
    ... called Pro Boost. In addition, I have been taking Acyclovir anti-viral--2 tabs a day. I have not been tested...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. I hate what and how my life has become (need advice)
    ... Lorazepam for anxiety, Nabumetone for arthiritis pain, Acyclovir for the terrible sores I now get in my mouth, Ranitidine...

Lupus board

  1. Have SLE and NOT on Plaquenel??
    ... plus many other medications as well - norvasc (HBP), acyclovir (shingles), potassium (low levels), actonel (osteo...

  2. hepres virus and lupus
    ... better. Generally, my cold sores (which I treat with acyclovir as well) last anywhere from about 5-10 days. Good...

  3. Lupus????? so Upset!!!!!!
    ... Mermaid, Out of curiosity: did the Acyclovir help your painful lesions? I've seen facial shingles...

Colds & Flu board

  1. Do I Have a Cold, Flu or What HELP!
    ... ZMax 2g, Sudafed 30mg. As of Today they got me on Acyclovir 800mg, one tablet three times a day again because ... herpes, NOT the STD one. Last time they put me on Acyclovir it didn't do anything, the sore throat just went away...

Hepatitis board

  1. HSV Hepatitis
    ... improving then she is admitting me for treatment with IV Acyclovir .....

Herpes board

  1. genital herpes
    ... but hey you shouldn't be afraid..... antivirals like acyclovir work wonders! it takes just a couple of hours for...
    ... Acyclovir , Famciclovir and Valaciclovir are all antivirals used ... expensive and not all insurance companies cover. Acyclovir and Famciclovir are generitcs. The dosage for each...
    ... [QUOTE=SeekingTruth4Al;3788100] Acyclovir , Famciclovir and Valaciclovir are all antivirals used ... expensive and not all insurance companies cover. Acyclovir and Famciclovir are generitcs. The dosage for each...
    ... docter and got diagnosed with herpes.the doctor gave mi acyclovir and after a couple of hours of taking it it was feeling...

  2. is this normal?
    ... will help it heal faster Are you taking valtrex or acyclovir ? that will help with some of the aches and ibuprofen...
    ... can be. The first episode can last around 3 wks. Acyclovir you can get for cheap at one of the chain pharmacies ... recommend you ask the doctor for a prescription of acyclovir . It will help...

  3. Child with hsv symptoms
    ... form cold sores etc. and stay miserable till put on acyclovir . Does anyone know if for a first out break is ;acyclovir ... when they were unsure of what i had and switched to acyclovir ...also 2nd question is acyclovir bad on a child or...

  4. oral sex
    ... and sometimes drove me suicidal. I used Zovirax and Acyclovir and they weren't too bad. Tried also liquid oxigen...

  5. Prophylactic Treatment?
    ... So I was prescribed Acyclovir for my brand new diagnosis of HSV 1 (genital) and...

  6. The worst part of the disease?
    ... pictures and worst-case scenarios!) and I was prescribed Acyclovir which cleared it up in two days flat. So I hear that...

  7. really worried
    ... about depression and devastated!! My doctor put me on acyclovir twice, but the sores have never gone away. I havent...

  8. Girlfriend was told she has herpes, but my doctor says I don't.
    ... Visual. Waiting For Blood Test To Come Back. Put Me On Acyclovir For Herpes Too....

  9. Insurance.. HELP!!
    ... your doctor to write you a script for the generic acyclovir . You can find that at the pharmacy at the big box...

  10. I am very nervous and puzzled tests good, but syptoms back
    ... If you'd like to take a medication for herpes like acyclovir or Valtrex, you could try them. If they help your...

  11. Please Help.... Herpes Select Test
    ... in my life i thought i was going to die. i was on acyclovir and i was continually getting outbreaks. i was then...

  12. Herpes in Pregnancy
    ... because he had herpes. My obstetritian put me on acyclovir for a week but my doctor wouldn't give me anything...

  13. Sigh. First Outbreak.
    ... for a while or ever! I did switch from Valtrex to Acyclovir (cheaper) b/c my gyno wants me to take meds daily...


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