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  1. herpes
    ... pain...might help you if you don't have Valtrex or Acyclovir . Maybe you could call your doc and explain what your...

  2. Next question! Outbreak help!
    ... your doc and see if he will call you in a script of Acyclovir ...you can find the 200mg (so you'd take 2 pills for...

  3. How long do outbreaks last?
    ... 4 of my second outbreak. I took a 3 week course of acyclovir and my dr. put me on daily Valtrex. Thank goodness...
    ... my gyno and he said I was all clear. I switched to Acyclovir since (cheaper) and take that daily. I'm beginning ... I do know that my gyno told me to double up on my Acyclovir if I had another outbreak. But I would consult your...

  4. Getting HSV-1 genitally from intercourse?
    ... few cases over the past few months. I still take my Acyclovir just incase. I guess if I don't have any ob's by...

  5. 3 outbreaks in the last 3 months, is this normal?
    ... everyday until I asked my doc if I could switch to Acyclovir which is cheaper. I have been taking Acyclovir daily...

  6. valtrex side effects??
    ... I took Valtrex for a month then switched to Acyclovir ...no side effects for me....

  7. Attempt to rekindle...
    ... have sex, oral sex, don't use a condom but I am on Acyclovir and have had just the one ob. If I were to have another...
    ... triple omega oil, fiber chews, L-Lysine and just added Acyclovir (script from my gyno) and this yogurt drink that can...

  8. children
    ... that if I became pregnant that I can continue with my Acyclovir throughout my pregnancy...it's safer than being on...

  9. Need clarification...
    ... don't know when we are shedding the virus. I take Acyclovir daily....he doesn't. I know Acyclovir doesn't stop...

  10. Herpes simplex 1
    ... if I had an outbreak to double up on my Valtrex or Acyclovir but I would ask your doc if that's ok first!...

  11. ? for the women about monthly cycle
    ... main reason i've been on suppressive therapy with acyclovir ...

  12. Perhaps partially symptomatic?
    ... and a half with a girl who has HSV. She was taking Acyclovir twice a day, which I read greatly reduces asymptomatic...

  13. meds q
    ... Valtrex didn't work for me....I take Zovirax (generic: acyclovir ) when I feel the pinching discomfort down below. I...
    ... Dolysods on here told me about Acyclovir that is on the $4 pharmacy plan at a supercenter....

  14. ? About Zovirax and Others
    ... script first for Valtrex but dolysods on here suggested Acyclovir since it's on the $4 pharmacy plan at a supercenter ... I take 2 / 200 mg pills a day. (FYI...the 400 mg Acyclovir is not on the $4 Pharmacy plan or at least it's not ... a few others on here are firm believers of taking Acyclovir everyday to help prevent future ob's but others will...

  15. new here, please help
    ... I was on Valtrex the first month and switched to Acyclovir since it's on the $4 pharmacy plan at a supercenter...

  16. how long
    ... valtrex everyday until I ran out. Then switched to Acyclovir (cheaper) and haven't had an ob since the first. ... But I take Acyclovir everyday. It's been a little over 2 months since ... take a prenatal vitamin, L-lysine, triple omega oil, Acyclovir and a daily immunity boost (just to be safe) of a...

  17. What's working for me...
    ... extract (capsule) 500mg oil of oregano (capsule) 400mg Acyclovir (pill) Purell Every couple of days: A glass of ... valtrex but it was very expensive so I switched to Acyclovir a couple of weeks ago. Haven't noticed any difference...
    ... enough sleep about 3 days in a row even though i'm on acyclovir , i'll have a ob. The obs do get less frequent, duration...

  18. Eradication of genital herpes virus
    ... with topical acylovir cream or ointment plus oral acyclovir . These products go under various names and may require...

  19. herpes
    ... have you tried acyclovir ? it is available in generic and is on some of the...

  20. Tips and not all bad news from a 35 yr veteran of herpes
    ... At first tingle or itch, IMMEDIATELY take your acyclovir or valtrex and continue every couple of hours, along ... subside, continue second day dropping down to prescribed acyclovir or valtrex dosage, which is probably four times a ... me by a doctor back in the ‘60’s, long before acyclovir had been invented. For pain: I use Aleve, but...

  21. painkillers
    ... effects such as constipation. Rapid treatment with acyclovir is usually enough to stop the pain, so long as it...

  22. Limitations of oral acyclovir
    ... time to start taking the medication. The earlier oral acyclovir is taken the greater the chance that it will stop...
    ... Just read the list of potential side-effects of acyclovir and you will see that this (and most other medicinal...
    ... my migraines. I haven't had any side effects from acyclovir but have only been taking it for a month. Usually...
    ... I have been taking acyclovir for YEARS. No problem. No problems with my bloodwork...
    ... sticking to what my gyno advised me which is to take Acyclovir daily. Everyone is different but I have a high stress ... relationship and already in the routine of taking Acyclovir daily. My pharmacy and gyno have covered the risks ... system or anything else then their doc may tell them Acyclovir isn't the right med for them. Again, everyone is different...
    ... I actually think that by taking the acyclovir daily, i have really reduced the amount of colds that...
    ... i have been taking acyclovir for 10yrs. i am in litigation to prove that acyclovir ... herpes virus infected it. i had my colon removed. acyclovir is a block buster drug and glaxosmithkline makes a...
    ... one (which was mild...so he said) and have been on Acyclovir for almost 2 months. Well, I started with Valtrex ... the first month and asked to be switched to Acyclovir after dolysods on here said you can find that cheaper...

  23. Herpes or not Herpes?
    ... Please read my post about the limitations of oral acyclovir . It is wrong to think that you reduce the risk of...

  24. Herpes treatment
    ... medication for Herpes. There are also other drugs, like acyclovir , which are less expensive and can be effective. ...
    ... Just switched from Valtrex to Acyclovir ...much cheaper (on the $4 plan at a world wide supermarket...
    ... transfer you script to a pharmacy that has a $4 plan. My acyclovir costs $20 for a 90 day supply. No insurance needed...

  25. Frequent Outbreaks. Please help :(
    ... spleen so I have no immune system. The dr put me on Acyclovir 400mg twice a day and that is not helping. Any advice...
    ... spleen. Go back to your doctor and explain that the acyclovir is not helping. Ask if you can hit it with a higher...

  26. Acyclovir.. new to this.. please help?
    ... was no where near as awful as numero uno) and I take acyclovir as well. It sucks, its annoying and embarrassing but...

  27. My second outbreak??
    ... Thank you so much everyone. I took Acyclovir starting that night and I am just finishing now. ...

  28. Feeling Relieved...
    ... Just FYI...I switched from Valtrex to Acyclovir . Dolysods on here suggested it b/c it is much cheaper ... Although the Valtrex I was taking is 500 mg, the Acyclovir that is on the $4 plan at a world wide supermarket...
    ... When I asked my gyno if I could change to Acyclovir he had no problem with that at all. I've only had ... incase. You can get that anywhere. I don't get my Acyclovir on line, I go to the supercenter store's pharmacy...

  29. Prevention/Question
    ... not to have caught the virus and yes, taking oral acyclovir doe 'help' to reduce the risk of passing it on to...

  30. herpes and no medication hepl please!!!
    ... that I have genital herpes. I was prescribed with acyclovir for a week and that's it. Until now I didn't have...
    ... will your doctor phone in a prescription of acyclovir now that you have been diagnosed? One of the chain ... pharmacies has acyclovir for $4. Worth checking out.. may even be cheaper...

  31. more frequent outbreaks
    ... with your doctor, I am sure he would prescribe oral acyclovir which is a worderful antiviral drug that helps to...

  32. baby-related issues
    ... understand, using a condom with antiviral medication ( acyclovir ) reduce risk by 75%, to ease my our mind's and comfort...
    ... definitley taking a back seat until i have taken the acyclovir to her satisfaction i suppose. Still, if there is...

  33. herpes outbreak
    ... hygiene, neglect or treatment and, if treated with acyclovir , at what point in an outbreak that treatment is started ... medication it could be 7 days or more but with oral acyclovir taken at the start of an outbreak it can be a day...
    ... hygiene, neglect or treatment and, if treated with acyclovir , at what point in an outbreak that treatment is started ... medication it could be 7 days or more but with oral acyclovir taken at the start of an outbreak it can be a day...

  34. First OB and Other Health Issues?
    ... to your doctor. Presumably you are taking a form of acyclovir which can produce these side-effects in some people...

  35. Herpes and no spleen
    ... vitamins would probably help. Are you taking Valtrex or Acyclovir ? Just a thought and feel better, -Orn...
    ... my daily dose of Valtrex but will be switching to Acyclovir when that runs out. Acyclovir is cheaper ($4) and...
    ... yes I am on acyclovir 400mg twice a day! thats why I just cant figure out...

  36. How contagious is type 1 genital herpes?
    ... excluded. There is a theory around that taking oral acyclovir to suppress outbreaks actually conceals the shedding ... possibility of virus activity without the sores. If acyclovir is taken immediately the characteristic warning signs...

  37. recent
    ... baby in the blood. The antiviral pills are probably acyclovir (Valtrex) which suppress the viral activity anywhere...

  38. Valtrex ? - cold sores
    ... agree with you. In Europe, the normal dose of oral acyclovir (Valtrex in the US) is 800mg once followed by 400mg...

  39. can i have unprotected sex?
    ... is what worries me about the constant use of oral acyclovir that seems to be recommended in the US but not in...
    ... immune system may need to be on a maintenance dose of acyclovir but it should not be regarded as routine in all cases...

  40. I have herpes
    ... misunderstood the doctor. There is no 'cure' for herpes. Acyclovir is very effective at suppressing the virus but it ... remains in the body for life. Even so, if you take acyclovir immediately you get the symptoms (it always comes...
    ... however herpes stays with you for life. i also got acyclovir but the doc told me to take it twice a day 800 ml...

  41. Herpes outbreak
    ... The long-term value of the use of oral acyclovir is still uncertain. Here in Europe, the usual practice...
    ... I've only heard of acyclovir being used 5x a day. That was a long time ago. Usually...

  42. Why take herpes meds???
    ... one ob. I've always had 1-2 per month without the acyclovir . If it was during my period it always lasted longer...
    ... frequent outbreaks it is difficult to know. However, oral acyclovir perhaps in combination with a topical cream or ointment...
    ... becomes aware that an ob is starting. Even so, oral acyclovir , perhaps in combination with a topical cream or ointment...

  43. zoster
    ... usually be suppressed (but not eliminated) with oral acyclovir taken for 5 days after an outbreak. Medical advice ... factor in either the outbreaks or the treatment. Oral acyclovir is generally well-tolerated....

  44. Might have herpes...
    ... m fine now. I've been on suppressive therapy with acyclovir 400mg for many years. I rarely have a ob. I did...
    ... chain pharmacy's maybe walmart or giant eagle has the acyclovir in their plan. The online friends that were negative...
    ... I'll have to tell my friend about acyclovir . I might transfer mine to Wallyworld if it's $4!!...
    ... new that to by my reaction when we ran into him The acyclovir is more of a suppressant. I does help reduce asymptomatic...

  45. Wanting to make friends who also have genital herpes
    ... outbreak!!! did you say you take daily valtrex or acyclovir to help suppress outbreaks? if not you might want...

  46. stress
    ... him..thats pretty funny... I am using prescription Acyclovir , which is the same as zovirex..and also taking a pill...

  47. Please read!! Can feel the tingle....
    ... Lysine from 1000mg per day to 3000mg per day and taking Acyclovir (unfortunately just started that last night) will...
    ... stress related. I will continue with the Lysine and Acyclovir until I go out of town, then I will just continue ... the Lysine and the Vitamin C. The Acyclovir is only twice a day for 10 days....
    ... did fine on the 3000mg per day so far. On top of the Acyclovir and I didn't get sick or anything. Hardest thing was...

  48. Not taking medication for a breakout
    ... Acyclovir is a generic and I've been taking it as a suppressive...

  49. I need some help and advice!!!
    ... sensation down below and at that time I start taking acyclovir at the very onset to "ward" off the virus. Sometimes ... needs to stay! Usually doctors perscribe Valtrex or acyclovir . (Valtrex did nothing for me) Both can be costly,...

  50. No OBs - 6 years and counting
    ... to how much the H202 and DMSO costs because I'm on Acyclovir and only paid $20 for a 90 day supply. I've had the...

  51. oral herpes in my toddler
    ... on her mouth. We finally got the Dr to prescribe acyclovir liquid. Has anyone had this medicine and do you have...

  52. OTC/herbal vs Prescription
    ... aloe vera, peroxide, lysine, oil of oregano, DMSO, acyclovir , oxygen therapy. Also, download Terri Warren's manual...

  53. Oral to Genital?
    ... guess at my next outbreak after I am done with the acyclovir I will have them swabbed. I do get them in my throat...

  54. First outbreak, in lots of pain and very upset.
    ... the blisters have spread to my bum, have been taking acyclovir for 3 days but I haven't seen an improvement yet,...

  55. Outbreak Question!!
    ... if he recommends more Famivir. I keep a bottle of Acyclovir on hand at all times and take one anytime I start...

  56. contraction
    ... 20 yrs.. not 100% sure when i got it. Yes, I take acyclovir 400mg twice a day to help suppress outbreaks. I can ... suppressive therapy. Valtrex (no generic yet), Zovirax ( acyclovir ) and Famvir (not sure on generic for it). The acyclovir...
    ... and heals faster. I would stay on the valtrex or acyclovir for a year, then reevaluate the need for it. It may ... believe in it.. i find a new doc. I've been on the acyclovir for 10-15 years, no problems and i get regular bloodwork...
    ... the virus. Now, a couple times a year - I may take acyclovir at the onset of an outbreak - just to "ward it off...

  57. Valtrex - can it be purchased w/out presc. for daily usage?
    ... i got the right drug. You can always get a rx for acyclovir for suppressive therapy, one of the chain pharmacies...
    ... then going to my doctor. I am not familiar with acyclovir . Is one better than the other?...
    ... very expensive but it works a whole lot better than Acyclovir IMO....

  58. passing herpes on
    ... acyclovir does not prevent infection. Are you on suppressive...

  59. white bumps
    ... I started taking acyclovir when I notice an outbreak coming on. the problem...

  60. Anyone taking daily Valtrex notice this?
    ... I'm not on the valtrex but the acyclovir . I believe it helps on the viral front...wards off...

  61. again!
    ... and get on the suppressive therapy.. either with the acyclovir or valtrex. It will make all the difference in the...

  62. aciclovir tablets
    ... Im not sure if your saying ( acyclovir ) if so I take them, after about two weeks I did notice...

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

  64. How Long Does It Take for Acyclovir to stop my outbreak?
    ... Acyclovir or Valtrex (anit-virals) don't actually stop the outbreak...

  65. is this typical - hsv-2
    ... foreskin turned glossy with a few small cuts. I am taking acyclovir for 6 wks now to try to cure this. The small cuts...

  66. 17 and terrified!
    ... if you indeed have it, you'll have to get some Acyclovir or Valtrex tablets. It seems than Valtrex works better ... for some but Acyclovir better for others. Now, dont worry ok? Stress...

  67. I need help!
    ... and try other anti-viral drugs like Famcyclovir or acyclovir and/or change the dosing? Some of these drugs work...

  68. No OB this month, but other symptoms, possibly?? L-lysine for the first time....
    ... experience with similar symptoms? Also, I was taking Acyclovir during my OBs. Since I had no visual OB this month...
    ... month and It last 2-3 weeks doc gave me a script for acyclovir . I'm to chicken to take it! My doc also told me to...

  69. herpes
    ... symptoms of it? is hsv 1 cureable? does taking valtrex or acyclovir help you reduse spreading herpes to your partner or...

  70. Hsv symptoms
    ... suppression medicine although when OB occurs, I take Acyclovir , which is working for me so far. I have heard of several...
    ... damper on the new year!! I wanted to ask you about acyclovir does this cause you any side effects?? My GYN gave...
    ... Actually, I have not had any side affects of the Acyclovir . I have not had an OB since Christmas. I did change...
    ... do not have visual sores, I decided to not take the Acyclovir . I am going to try the L-lysine for the first time...

  71. what the heck?
    ... swabbed. You can also ask for some samples of Valtrex or Acyclovir from PP or your own doctor. If the pills help with ... then that's a good sign that it is herpes. I took Acyclovir from a PP and it helped, even before I had a diagnosis...
    ... swabbed. You can also ask for some samples of Valtrex or Acyclovir from PP or your own doctor. If the pills help with ... then that's a good sign that it is herpes. I took Acyclovir from a PP and it helped, even before I had a diagnosis...

  72. Herpes & pelvic pain?
    ... them its associated with their HSV infection. I take Acyclovir daily which for the most part controls my breakouts...

  73. Vulvodynia and perineum fissures NON STOP after herpes
    ... therefore you might take a suppressive like valtrex or acyclovir or famvir, which ever works best for you whenever...
    ... point, she put me on the highest possible dose of Acyclovir for ten days because she said I had a lot of sores...

  74. Herpes
    ... positive. When I was first diagnosed I took 400mg of Acyclovir for 10 days. I don't have any more meds. I want to...

  75. HSV1 - all the time
    ... supposed to be the lesser of 2 evils right!?? I tried Acyclovir about 6 months after finding out and it didn't work ... clinical trials it was more effective (topically) than Acyclovir . I took it orally and applied it topically and to...


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