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  1. Strange problem
    ... doctor and get a prescription of Zovirax (topical) or Famvir (oral ingested) to help you get over this bout. ...

  2. Constant Canker Sores, Why??
    ... pill and ointment forms, the oral drugs famciclovir ( Famvir ) and valacyclovir (Valtrex), and the ointment penciclovir...

Back Problems board

  1. New here and need some help.......
    ... the shingles and he looked at them and prescribed me Famvir . I never went and got the script because i am already...

Neuropathy board

  1. anyone have prob. with stomach or GERD?
    ... well. But last year I was on Neurotin, Gabapentin, Famvir , some med Propoxy...etc can't remember exactly what...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Need Chemo Side effect help
    ... Push for him to be put on an antiviral... such as famvir or zovirax for the mucositis. I think I told you...
    ... well and is hard to understand.. i will ask about the famvir or zovirax tomorrow.. i know they are giving him a...

  2. Need Some Reasurance!!!
    ... put me on an antiviral (zovirax the first time and famvir the second) and Morphine oral drops. I can't even...

Lymphomas board

  1. Kayla---how did Monday go?
    ... good news and bad news. Good news is that I'm taking Famvir for mouth mouth sores and they're starting to feel...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Protonix question
    ... I just checked again, and found that this Famvir guy also states that edication belonging to the following...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. Followup - autophony, hydrops, sudden hearing loss
    ... House ear clinic is now using a different antiviral ( famvir ) I hear anecdotally from a patient, and finding success...

  2. AUTOPHONY, ET Dysfunction is linked to TMJ Disorder
    ... should have taken the antivirals longer. I am trying Famvir (another one) now. I am not noticing any further improvemen...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Anyone try Aciclovir?
    ... hearing loss. They may be using a different antiviral, Famvir . Anecdotally I have heard of Meniere's patients who...

  2. Celexa
    ... started taking a single dose of an antiviral med called Famvir , to stop the relentless herpes attacks I have been...

  3. Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED)
    ... might be a virus, the first two times they prescribed Famvir ( a viral medicine) and Prednisone. Within a few hours...

  4. New to Board – My battle with Vesitibular Neuritits
    ... attack. Another thing might be to take acyclovir or famvir when you feel an attack coming on to see if it stops...

Pregnancy board

  1. Lysine while Pregnant??
    ... a cold sore queen too, it sucks! In fact, I took famvir the first few months of pregnancy, hopefully it didn...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Anti-Viral meds..
    ... can't let myself. I always have a week worth of FAMVIR stashed away in my medicine cabinet, funny things ... ever got herpes. I was reading about my medicine Famvir (on the information paper that comes with it) which ... possibility then maybe I can treat my chronic fatigue with Famvir also. This paper also says. You can treat recurrent ... herpes if you had an OB more than once by taking Famvir every day. It says to talk to your doctor about...
    ... to be on it every day? I am not familiar with famvir .....Sounds like in the aclovir family...which from...

  2. Diagnosis changed to CFS
    ... thingy'. He ordered blood work again and started me on Famvir . Those test results are as follows (these done in ... 00 With those results, he increased the level of Famvir to 1000 mg 2x day. Then ordered me back for tests...
    ... thingy'. He ordered blood work again and started me on Famvir . Those test results are as follows (these done in ... 00 With those results, he increased the level of Famvir to 1000 mg 2x day. Then ordered me back for tests...

Immune Disorders board

  1. are these test readings making any sense?
    ... thingy'. He ordered blood work again and started me on Famvir . Those test results are as follows (these done in ... 00 With those results, he increased the level of Famvir to 1000 mg 2x day. Then ordered me back for tests...

  2. epstein-barr with cytomegalovirus
    ... even walk I felt so weak at times. Now I am taking Famvir (both of those are antiviral meds), so far the Famvir...
    ... ve never seen counts this high". He increased the Famvir and at first I felt miserable, but I remembered that...

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) board

  1. Chronic Active EBV
    ... mycoplasma pneumonie, yeast overgrowth. I have been taking famvir 500 mg twice a day. I can't really tell right now...
    ... I was on famvir also for CEBV, 2 different times...didn't work for...

Herpes board

  1. best suppression therapy
    ... outbreaks? Would you recommend aciclovir, valtrex, or famvir ? thanksss...

  2. Pain
    ... it is type 1 or type 2 related. The doctor gave me Famvir to help with the symptoms, urging me to take 3 x 250mg ... per day. So far I have been on Famvir for a day, as well as some jelly stuff that numbs...

  3. genital herpes
    ... and result shows i am infected ,but i already took famvir for 7 days twice a day but even now i am feeling itaching...

  4. Herpes
    ... drugs to treat it and help suppress it. Valtrex, Famvir , Zovirax. I believe famvir has a generic, I know...

  5. No OBs - 6 years and counting
    ... constant OBs at first, and I went through 7 days on Famvir which didn't help a bit. After that I basically went...
    ... constant OBs at first, and I went through 7 days on Famvir which didn't help a bit. After that I basically went...

  6. I need your advice.
    ... I have about 2 - 3 ob a month, every month even on Famvir 500 mg twice a day. I am experiencing itching in...
    ... It could be. How long have you been on the Famvir ? I would try the zovirax or valtrex if i were still ... symptoms started? did the symptoms start after famvir ? wonder fi it could be a side effect?...
    ... have the all over body itch even when I don't take Famvir for a few days. I am a very anxious person and I...

  7. Outbreak Question!!
    ... downstairs so I went to the gyno and took the full dose of Famvir . My outbreak was very mild - it was barely noticeable ... thought that was a significant amount of time for the Famvir to kick it out of my system) So I made the mistake ... everything up? Should I take another prescription of Famvir ? Or do you only take one dose of antiviral and just...

  8. contraction
    ... Valtrex (no generic yet), Zovirax (acyclovir) and Famvir (not sure on generic for it). The acyclovir has worked...

  9. HSV1 Outbreaks - Suppressive Therapy Dependency?
    ... a common thing for myself and might start to take famvir or acyclovir on a daily basis. However, I'm worried...

  10. New here and need some help.......Please
    ... the shingles and he looked at them and prescribed me Famvir . I never went and got the script because i am already...

  11. White bumps on tonsil
    ... slices of lemons on them and Ive been taking some famvir just incase its herpes. I only thought i had genital...

  12. Outbreaks and Monthly Period
    ... so sick of feeling uncomfortable that I just took 2 famvir last night then Ill take 2 more today (these are samples...

  13. Vulvodynia and perineum fissures NON STOP after herpes
    ... might take a suppressive like valtrex or acyclovir or famvir , which ever works best for you whenever u feel an...

  14. I'm only 17..and I feel like my life is over
    ... you have herpes you really need to be on Vatrex or Famvir ...your doctor will prescribe what they feel is best...

  15. Neurontin for severe outbreak
    ... type of anti-viral works for others (like valtrex to famvir or acyclovir). Is this your primary OB? That is, how...
    ... twice a day and when that wasn't working I switched to Famvir 250 mgs. twice a day. While I was taking the anti...

  16. Duration of Outbreak
    ... see any visible lesions, she gave me the single-day Famvir dose just in case. Things got a little worse and I...

  17. H-Balm treatment worse than the disease!!
    ... month ago. I started Valtrex and now have switched to Famvir since I wasn't getting any better. Recently the burning...

  18. discharge
    ... cant I quit breaking out? I have tried Valtrex and Famvir . Nothing seems to work....

  19. just diagnosed and scared
    ... problem is, the doctor gave me a prescription for Famvir because she said it is less expensive and she thought ... that they offer for $4 a month. I just checked, and Famvir is not offered through that program. However, acyclovir...

  20. QuickClear is that really work for herpes?
    ... was tried a lot of medicine, acyclovir, zovirax, famvir , valtrex, also herb medicine none that can cure only...

  21. Worst case of HSV2 ever?
    ... 8 - 8 so this is very difficult. I tried taking famvir as soon as i felt an outbreak comming on, it did NOT ... comming i know it. I am starting pau darko and daily famvir (might switch to valtrex) therapy, hopefully this...
    ... - 8 so this is very difficult. I tried taking famvir as soon as i felt an outbreak comming on, it did NOT ... comming i know it. I am starting pau darko and daily famvir (might switch to valtrex) therapy, hopefully this...
    ... I am starting pau darko and daily famvir (might switch to valtrex) therapy, hopefully this...

  22. what i have researched
    ... Antiviral drugs include aciclovir (Zovirax), famciclovir ( Famvir ) and valaciclovir (Valtrex). Preventing transmission...

  23. new treatment
    ... there method of treatment he said he also takes a famvir pill or valtrex pill and crushes it up put it in vaseline...

  24. Do Acid Foods/Drinks Cause Anyone to Have Outbreaks?
    ... when outbreaks occur. I have tried all kinds from Famvir to Valtrex to all the generic brands. Nothing seems...

  25. AHHHH. Help
    ... have post herpetic neurelgia. because ive been on famvir and valtrex and that never helped with my pain. anyone...

  26. so confused about herpes
    ... of my labia...and it wasn't so bad, especially with Famvir . This time, however, it's been horrible and hurts...

  27. Another Update? Don't use Meds on first OB!
    ... being good if not better than valtrex. i even hear famvir ( which is given for shingles) works better than valtrex...

  28. Has Anyone Given Hsv To Toddlers Via Facial Herpes
    ... when outbreaks occur. I have tried all kinds from Famvir to Valtrex to all the generic brands. Nothing seems...

  29. How is this possible??
    ... someone can try Valtrex. NO positive results. then try Famvir ...No positive results and just constantly breakout...
    ... someone can try Valtrex. NO positive results. then try Famvir ...No positive results and just constantly breakout...

  30. 1st Outbreak! I'm devistated.
    ... do much for me...what I had better success with was Famvir ....but the virus will behave differently in each of ... span, I decided to take a 2 week suppressive dose of Famvir to see what would happen while on it and then after ... Now does this have anything to do with my taking the Famvir daily for 2 weeks, I really don't know. What...

  31. Question for Senior Member- fever
    ... HSV, since it seems to be responding to Valtrex & Famvir . My question is how common is a daily low grade fever...

  32. What is OOO?
    ... Thanks very much! I just do NOT want to have to take Famvir forever....

  33. Herpes or Strep ?
    ... was ready to try more antibiotics. SO he gave me Famvir twice a day- now I am two days into it and my fever ... going on! See if the Dr will give you Valtrex or Famvir and see what happens, tell him what is going on with...

  34. 12 hours after exposure
    ... may have been exposed last night(12hrs ago). Found Famvir in the person's bathroom after having safe sex. She ... making a home in my body? Like maybe a high dose of Famvir ? I hope you guys can help! OhioWay...

  35. ER visit last night confirmed Herpes
    ... verge of another mild OB but immediately began taking Famvir and no sores/blisters popped up...though I did have...

  36. About 5 Cold Sores in ONE SPOT on my mouth..Please Help!
    ... of the popular drugs, such as Valtrex, Zovirax, or Famvir . These drugs will help prevent outbreaks, and also...

  37. herpes medications?
    ... on the market and I've used 2 of them thus far - Famvir and Valtrex. Now some people swear by Valtrex saying ... there with great results. For me, it did nothing. Famvir however, was the first prescription I was given by ... one. So I requested from my Dr. a prescription for Famvir as I didn't want to have yet another OB when I hadn ... from the latest one....and have 2 more days of the Famvir left. What will be interesting is what happens ... once the Famvir prescription is done? See, because my immune system ... that I was hit with a nasty cold in between, this Famvir prescription I'm currently taking was given more as ... start up again soon or immediately after I stop the Famvir , that will be a very indication that the Famvir works ... seem to do much for me as it's much cheaper than the Famvir (here in Canada and on my insurance plan it is anyway ... have to pay a small amount out of my pocket for the Famvir , not the Valtrex - but whatever works I say, that...
    ... Never heard of Viroxyn either. :) I have used Famvir before and it works well, I've been diagnosed with ... HELLO OB! What I do now to save money from buying Famvir is: When I feel I'm coming down with something, take...

  38. Valtrex and Depression
    ... anti-viral drugs that you can choose from such as Famvir , or Zovirax. Those are the only two I can think of ... Zovirax in a cream or ointment form. I personally take Famvir and have not experienced any side effects from taking...

  39. FAMVIR: Outbreak on suppressive dose
    ... I'm on Famvir , but not as a suppressive thearpy just because it...
    ... Sorry Hoffe, I can't give any advice on Famvir because I just started Valtrex and haven't tried anything ... else yet. Can you tell me why Famvir is better? Thanks....
    ... Pinky&TheBrain for your replies. Pinky, The Famvir is working better for me in the way of a HUGE decrease ... situation. There is one downside to my switching... Famvir is not approved for continuous use over 1 year. So...
    ... little bit. Anyway, sorry I can't offer you any info on Famvir ; I gave up after Zov. and Valtrex! Good luck. ...
    ... feeling much better having switched from Valtrex to Famvir for treatment. I was given Famvir during my primary ... YET). I requested from my Dr. a prescription for Famvir as a more suppressive type treatment to see what would ... happen....so far, it's been 5 days on the Famvir with 2 more days left, taking one 250 mg tablet twice ... It seems my body reacts in a much better way to Famvir than to Valtrex....yes it's more expensive but if ... for me right now, it's a bonus! I hope after the Famvir is gone (which is in 2 days) I stay OB free...even ... while....that would be so great. If I don't, than Famvir is likely the suppressive med. for me as well. ...
    ... Please update on your treatment with Famvir I am interested, because Valtrex isnot much help to...
    ... CloudySkies and 1badgirl, Well, I've gotta say that Famvir is really working well for me. In fact, it's like ... .) and the outbreaks were pretty severe. With the Famvir , triggers don't 'trigger' as much and whatever outbreak ... very mild. Since I'm having some success with the Famvir I've decided to switch from a suppressive dose to ... m also attempting to switch the dosage type since Famvir isn't recommended for long-term suppressive use (over...
    ... Update - After taking that supply of Famvir in early October (even though I was over my OB at ... sores even appeared) I still remain OB free! The famvir I took for 10 days in case my body was going to have ... once a week, if that. Anyway, since that 10 days of Famvir as a preventative method and still taking my supplements ... hoping this continues!! I honestly believe the Famvir had much to do with this....had I taken Valtrex again ... have had another OB. I will definitely be taking Famvir should I require meds again....NOT Valtrex. Take...

  40. Update - some results are back...
    ... this o/b it lasted approx. 2.5 weeks and I was given Famvir to take 3 times daily for 7 days (might have been...

  41. Pregnancy and birth w/herpes - stories, advice?
    ... docs and both of them told me to stop taking my meds ( famvir ) for the 1 and 2 trimester and to start taking them...

  42. i've only just got it and i'm a bit scared....
    ... which was late Tuesday evening) and then prescribed me Famvir to treat the symptoms as though it is herpes as he ... past week seem to indicate) why would he prescribe Famvir ? In what I've been reading, Famvir is not one of ... happening not even a week later, than clearly the Famvir is NOT working....or am I wrong?? Are these new sores ... and the healing process begin? And shouldn't this Famvir prescription (that I've been taking faithfully - 3 ... understand why if I've been taking 3 doses a day of Famvir since Thursday....and the bumps and genital irritation...
    ... you mental state is causing it to get worse. The Famvir won't help much if it's an initial ob, nothing really...

  43. Confused, seeking some wisedom....
    ... does that mean???? He gave me a prescription for Famvir and I've taken 2 doses as of today....says he'll treat...

  44. Need help - Is this herpes or what..
    ... it is herpes from they way it looks. He gave me Famvir for 5 days but never helped. On the next visit he...

  45. Question about herpe appereance
    ... that I ended up having these past 4 weeks or so), Famvir (in case the rash in herpes - there's apparenty only...

  46. Anyone taking Famvir?
    ... little since just joining tonight. I've been taking Famvir (with great results) for about 5 years now, only when ... side of my face for about 16 years now and before the Famvir , they were very severe and painful. Now with the Famvir ... during my visit to the doctor's office today to get my Famvir rx renewed, he put me on Valtrex supression therapy...
    ... about to try Famvir because Valtrex made my hair fall out too. Does ... Famvir cause this too...

  47. Another failure
    ... Zovirax, Famvir , Valtrex, Lysine . . . nothing is helping. My twice...

  48. Explanation of my symptoms. Seeking help.
    ... awaiting the results. But until then, she has me on Famvir just in the event that it is a herpes related issue ... the crease. My true hope right now, is that the Famvir does not work... that way hopefully Herpes is not...
    ... have taken 3 tablets (1 and a half days worth) of Famvir and my gums have not really improved. In fact, since ... due to the lack of blisters and the fact that the famvir isn't working, it seems to me that there's a good...

  49. Valtrex - Maybe this is as good as is gets
    ... HOFFE, I wrote to the manufacturers of both Famvir and Valtrex asking them if they have ever done a study...
    ... my meds. I'm going to start a suppressive dose of Famvir this week and see what happens over the next month ... . No guarantee of course (apparently Famvir can be included in the group of drugs that don't work...

  50. Started Valtrex last night
    ... to the doctor yesterday and asked him to switch my Famvir to another anti-viral given I was still having two ... outbreaks a month while on Famvir . I know I took another antiviral many years ago and...

  51. Does anyone else feel constant prodromal symptoms?
    ... you remember that I said I was going to switch from Famvir to another brand but I couldn't remember which other...
    ... another one. I can't remember if he switched me to Famvir right away or whether he switched me to Valtrex and ... then to Famvir . So there is a chance I've been through all three...

  52. I can't believe antivirals aren't working!
    ... treatments a try. It can't hurt. I still am taking Famvir but am taking the Airborne with my morning pill. I...

  53. Curious about viral shedding research
    ... note of it. I've decided I'm going to switch from Famvir to Zovirax. Their stats are more impressive. They...

  54. every month like clockwork
    ... nothing to curb the outbreaks. I have tried Zovirax, Famvir and Valtrex and they didn't seem to do much for me ... cities all buy a knock off of Zovirax, Valtrex and Famvir . I would say the odds of that happening is ZERO!!...

  55. Another question...
    ... DH. Everytime I go to the pharmacist to pick up my Famvir prescription I do a quick sweep of the pharmacy to...


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