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medicine for famciclovir allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Famvir Allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Reactions may severe or ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
I cannot answer: Your question without knowing what your worry is. Can you ask again?
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Famvir (famciclovir): Is medicine for herpes zoster. Side-effects are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, itching, painful menstruation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Acyclovir: But you have to take it more often.
Dr. Steven Margolis
34 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes Virus: I have always had good luck with herp-eze from olympian labs.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Doesn't matter: Roughly every 8 hours, but it doesn't really matter. Take a dose at bedtime, when you wake up, and about half way between those times. It won't matter ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Talk to your PCP or: prescriber of medication. To help relieve constipation, remember to hydrate well, as dry stools tend to impact more, and cause constipation. Also, you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Both drugs have similar effects on herpes viruses.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Same spectrum of activity, but different dose and dosing schedule.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip S Steinfeld
61 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If taken at first sign of outbreak at adaquate dosing(1500mgm as single dose) should be sufficient.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Pointless: They're almost the same medication, so there would be no point. Take one or the other.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
52 years experience Pediatrics
Blood dyscrasia/CNS: But why use this for cold sores given the risk:benefit ratio?, unless, perhaps, one can start tx before the eruption emerges.

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