A 26-year-old female asked:
I am pregnant and i am having an outbreak of herpes. i have acyclovir but i can't remember what dose i should take? i'm 11weeks.
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Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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Aciclovir: This is the NZ formulary official advice for recurrent genital herpes outbreak. 800 mg 3 times daily for 2 days or 200 mg 5 times daily for 5 days or 400 mg 3 times daily for 3–5 days. May be too late if more than 72h. Considered by NZ obstetricians to be safe in pregnancy. Use protection while you have active lesions and see GP if not settling
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