What is Acyclovir?

It is an antiviral antibiotic available in form of oral and eye drops.

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Adult patient weighs 157# w/ recent onset shingles . Located approx upper R shoulder (size of hand ) and side and chest. Placed on acyclovir 800mg...

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There is no cure for shingles, but treatment may shorten the length of illness and prevent complications.

Treatment options include:...

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I have developed a cold sore and have not had one since 2010. I have an old prescription for acyclovir that expired 10/11, is it safe to take?...

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Brief Answer:
Absolute contraindication

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for the query

I strongly recommend not to use expired acyclovir. Expired...

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i have a painful rash between my legs and the underside of my penis

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Brief Answer:
It can be most likely genital herpes.

Detailed Answer:

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query. Your problem can...

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