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Medicine For Avirax Allergy
Yes!: This is an acceptable combination when taken as prescribed. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
It is never a good: Idea to use expired medicine, as you cannot expect the same level of potency as it should have before that expiration date. Please see your healthcare provider to see about giving you a new prescription right away. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Aside from acyclovir, what are other recomended cheap anti viral oral mdicine to cure herpes zoster?
Go see your doctor: What's available depends upon where you live. Given that you're in philippines, you'll need to ask your doc since I'm only familiar w/those drugs available here in the states: acyclovir, Famciclovir & valacyclovir. Check out http://www. Aafp. Org/afp/2000/0415/p2437.Html for more info. You want to start one of these within 72hrs of noticing rash. Post-herpetic neuralgia is complication of shingles. ...Read more
What to do if I have 2 medicines and wonder if they can be taken together. One of them is doxycycline and the other is acyclovir?
Doxycycline: No problem here. There are no interactions between these two drugs. ...Read more
I have genital herpes and I have zovirax (acyclovir) ointment. And when I put it on. It slides off. Is my blisters still getting the medicine it needs?
I see chickenpox bumps on my penis's glans, what should I do? I cleaned my glans with salt water, is that ok? My medicine : acyclovir, no lotion
Chicken Pox on penis:
if you were in my office we could have a very open and frank discussion. Chicken pox can be very irritating anywhere it is found. But, on the penis is especially painful or irritating.
I do have one concern and that is if this is herpes and not chicken pox. Herpes is a virus that is part of the chicken pox family. I am glad to hear that you are on acyclovir. This is the right medicine. ...Read more
I have genital herpes I'm on the medicine acyclovir. I have pain on my tongue and my tongue has turned white with red blotches on it. What is it?
Can I take ibuprofen with acyclovir, due to headaches I seem to have started getting since taking the drug for genital herpes?
I take klonopin, yasmin and zoloft. Is it safe to take Acyclovir as directed by doctor while symptoms last? (no drug interactions)
Yes: Should not be any adverse crossreactionsGet a more detailed answer ›
I take zovirax (acyclovir) for herpes simplex (genital). I take 40 mg everyday to suppress the herpes simplex eruptions. Will this drug suppress shingles too?
There is no evidence:
No there is no evidens that it will suppress shingles, The only way to prevent shingles is by taking Zostavax the Shingle Vaccine. All adults over the age of 60 are recommemded to have shingle vaccine one dose to prevent shingles
Even though Zovirax (acyclovir) is used to treaas it will shorten the course if used within 48 hours of start of the rash. And the dose used is 800 MGM every 4 hours for 5 days ...Read more
You can use: Pharmacy Checker. Com to get an idea of prices at different pharmacies. Https://www. Pharmacychecker. Com/generic/acyclovir-prices ...Read more