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Tell me about zovirax (acyclovir) side effect?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Zovirax (acyclovir): Side effects of zovirax (acyclovir) can include: hallucinations, psychosis, encephalopathy, seizures, coma, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, angioedema, anaphylaxis, erythema multiforme, steven johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, tissue necrosis, hepatitis, renal failure, ttp, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, malaise, dizziness, arthralgia, confusion, photosensitivity, agitation and others.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are acyclovir (zovirax) side effects?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Virtually none: When taken orally, Acyclovir is extremely well tolerated. Side effects are rare.

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