A member asked:

Got hsv-1 outbreak and taking acyclovir. a day after i started taking it my head hurts, dry hands with slow breathing and can't sleep.

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Acyclovir: Stop the acyclovir and let your doctor know you may be having a reaction and let him decide if you should continue. . You can also use lysine 1500 mg when you have an attack and 500 mg a day to prevent an attack

Answered 5/26/2017



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