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How fast does acyclovir work?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
On what?: Usually the effect is quite rapid, but this antiviral drug used against herpes simplex most commonly, will not have the lesions go away immediately since the tissues have already been damaged and this will not resolve simply because the virus has been controlled.

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