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Aciclovir (Genital Herpes) 400mg

Aciclovir tablets
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Aciclovir is a prescription antiviral medicine that is used to treat a range of viral infections, including...

Aciclovir is a prescription antiviral medicine that is used to treat a range of viral infections, including herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections of the skin and mucous membranes, shingles (herpes zoster), and chickenpox (varicella zoster). It can also be used in preventing herpes infections in people with low immunity. 

Aciclovir tablets are available in 200mg, 400mg & 800mg strengths. Different strengths may be used by the prescriber depending on the type and the severity of the infection. 

Common reasons our customers use Aciclovir:

  • Helps relieve symptoms with outbreak typically disappearing within two days of use
  • Stops the growth of virus
  • Popular treatment for genital herpes 
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Description

What is Aciclovir?

Aciclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Symptoms of the virus include genital herpes, cold sores and blisters/red sores in the affected areas. The Aciclovir medication will not cure herpes completely but will reduce the symptoms and help to treat further growth from future. Aciclovir can also be prescribed to treat other infections, such as shingles or chickenpox which are caused by a similar virus.

How does Aciclovir work?

The Aciclovir tablets work to prevent the growth and spreading of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Aciclovir tablets work by inhibiting the activity of a viral enzyme called DNA polymerase, which is essential for the replication of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and other related viruses such as varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Aciclovir is highly selective for virus-infected cells and has little effect on normal uninfected cells.

Is Aciclovir suitable for me?

If you're experiencing any symptoms of the herpes virus or a cold sore growth, Aciclovir may be right for you. Consult your physician for the best treatment. However, it may not be suitable for you if the following applies:

  • If you are alleregic to Aciclovir, Valaciclovir or any of its other ingredients
  • If you have liver or kidney problems
  • You have severe breathing difficulties
  • Taking certaing medications e.g Probenecid, Theophylline, Cimetidine etc


Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Feeling dizzy
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting)
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Skin becoming sensitive to sunlight 
  • Headache


Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.

Delivery

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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

Dosages

Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Aciclovir.

Adults Herpes Simplex:

  • Take for at least 5 days, 200mg, five times each day
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm) 

Shingles:

  • Take for 7 days, 800mg, five times each day 
  • Take every four hours while awake (for example, 6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm)

Stopping these problems returning after you have had them:

  • 200mg four times each day or 400mg twice daily


Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Additional Information

Aciclovir is a prescription medication and should only be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Do not share this medication with others, even if they have the same symptoms you have.

Aciclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles. It can also be used to prevent recurrent outbreaks of genital herpes. Aciclovir belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside analogues, which work by preventing the virus from replicating.

Aciclovir is available in both oral and topical forms. The oral form is taken as a tablet or suspension (liquid). It is usually taken three to five times per day for seven to ten days. The topical form is applied as a cream or ointment to the affected area five times per day for four to five days.

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If you have been prescribed Aciclovir (Genital Herpes) 400mg 200mg then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

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While it's primarily known for its effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections, it's also used for certain types of respiratory tract infections. However, like any medication, the safety of Trimethoprim for an individual depends on various factors including their overall health, other medications they may be taking, and their specific medical history. It's important to consult a healthcare professional to determine if Trimethoprim is a safe and appropriate treatment option.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Aciclovir (Genital Herpes) 400mg?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Typically, it is recommended to avoid alcohol while taking the medication or other antibiotics, please consult your doctor for more guidance.

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At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Aciclovir (Genital Herpes) 400mg.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
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Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

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