Aciclovir is an effective antiviral medicine, which stops the virus from growing or multiplying. It is used to treat and prevent Genital Herpes symptoms.
Aciclovir is an antiviral medicine, which acts on infected cells by stopping the virus growing. It is used to treat and prevent herpes simplex infections of the skin and mucous membranes e.g. genital herpes symptoms and cold sores.
The aim of the treatment is to relieve the pain, and to prevent the virus from multiplying.
You should take ONE tablet THREE times a day for FIVE days.
With or Without Food
The tablet can be taken with or without food.
If you experience difficulty in swallowing the tablets they may be dispersed in a glass of water (at least 50ml) which should be stirred before drinking.
Take as Directed
Do NOT exceed more than directed.
Always take as directed by doctor or pharmacist and read instructions accompanied with medicine.
Keep Away From Children
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 30°C.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects.
Although not everybody gets them and the effects are usually mild to moderate and of a short duration.
Please ensure you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet accompanied with this treatment.
Common Side-Effects Include
We strongly advise that you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet before you take this treatment.