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A 26-year-old female asked:

If i take 400 mg acyclovir daily for herpes do i up the dose during an outbreak? is there anything for immediate relief?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Nothing is Immediate: There is no magic treatment. During outbreaks, Acyclovir is typically taken as 200 mg five times a day. Discuss your dosing with your doctor.
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