Acyclovir

FDA Approved: * April 22, 1997
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Sexual Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Acyclovir Overview

Aciclovir (ACV), also known as acyclovir, is an antiviral medication.[3] It is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles.[4] Other uses include prevention of cytomegalovirus infections following transplant and severe complications of Epstein-Barr virus infection.[4][5] It can be taken by mouth, applied as a cream, or injected.[4] Common side effects include naus...

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Clorixan Information

I purchased clorixan 200 ml in Mexico for cold sores. I take one pill as soon as I feel a sore developing. It has worked so well that I would like to keep them on hand. What exactly is clorixan? ## Clorixan contains Acyclovir, it is an antiviral that is commonly used to treat most herpes simplex viruses, both genital, and oral, which is why it works so well. I take it myself, twice a day, every day, as a preventative, because one of the medications I am on can cause horrible cold sore outbreaks, which landed me in the ER several times, with several swelling in and around my mouth. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, diarrhea, taste disturbance and drowsiness. It is available in the U.S. by prescription, so you might wan...

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m122 pill

My midwife prescribed me valcyclovir. I'm in my last month of pregnancy and have been taking the m122 tab for almost a month now, once a day and I still have outbreaks. How many should I take without hurting my baby? I dont want to have a c section. I have about 29 days left in my pregnancy, if he doesn't come early and im just trying to figure out what to do to get rid of the outbreaks and keep them gone until after I have my baby. I got another outbreak today and have been on the pill for weeks now, like 3 going on 4, and I dont think my midwife knows what shes talking about. ## Are you certain that it's herpes? It very rarely breaks out like that, there are usually times where you are definitely symptom free and it recurs every few months, not several times a month. If it...

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Expired Acyclovir medicine

I have acyclovir with a date that is 2 years old. Is it still effective since it has not been opened? It is stored in a dark, dry cabinet. Thanks. ## It does not become dangerous, once expired, but it may have lost some efficacy, thus it would be best to see your doctor for a new prescription, if you need to take it. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, and flatulence. Are you on any other medications?

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white pill ax 5307

oblong white pill ## This tablet is manufactured by Apotex and they list it as containing 800mgs of Acyclovir, which is used to treat, or prevent outbreaks of the herpes simplex virus. The FDA warns that it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, kidney crystals, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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What is a white oblong tablet imprinted with RX505 on the front and blank on the back given for patient with Shingles

I received a prescription for medicine prescribed for Shingles. The bottle was marked Acyclovir 800 MG Tablet TEV, The first 30 tablets were white, oblong-shaped, tablet imprinted with N947 on the front and 800 on the back. The pharmacist said he had to finish the prescription with the same pill from a different manufacturer. The pills in question is the remaining 10 which are white oblong tablet imprinted with RX505 on the front and nothing on the back. I cannot find anything which identifies this pill. ## The tablets with the RX 505 marking contain 800mgs of Acyclovir, which is used to treat Shingles, or other herpes simplex infections. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, skin rash, and stomach pain. Is there anything els...

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Blue oval pill J 50

The pill shows J on on side and 50 on the other. The color is a light blue and they may be old. Thank you for helping me identify this medication. ## This tablet is manufactured by Camber Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 800mgs of Acyclovir, which is an antiviral that is used treat, or prevent herpes outbreaks, including cold sores. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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taking two pills 5 times a day

I was diagnosed with shingles and was prescribed with ACYCLOVIR 400 MG TABLETS and it says to take 2 tablets by mouth five times per day for 7 days.. But I don't understand? How many hours apart do I wait for each set of two tablets? ## I was just given the same med, but mine is 1 tab 5x day. My doctor said I didn't have to wake up at night for a dose, so I set this up: 6am,10am, 2pm, 6pm and the last one for the day @ 10pm. Hope this helps. ## My prescription for CARB/LEVO 25 - 100 mg reads: Take 1 and 1/2 tablets by mouth 5 times a day. The first pill would be at 8:00 AM. When would the times be for pills 2, 3, 4 and 5 - if bedtime is involved, which would be at 22:30 / 10:30 PM? Thank you for your assistance.

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Acyclovir by Teva

I am having difficulty finding this drug manufactured by Teva. I've transferred my prescription twice now only to have them tell me they can't get this drug. Does anyone out there know a pharmacy I can get this Rx from? I live in Southern CA. ## I have a Rx for Acyclovir, 400 mg. I am having difficulty finding a pharmacy that can provide me with acyclovir manufactured by Teva I live in Ventura County in California. I am interested to see if anyone uses this drug and where they are able to purchase it. ## YOU CAN FILL THIS AT WALMART ## Is acyclovir 800 (cti 113) used for any specific infections? And if so, what type of infections? Is it an antibiotic? What are the advantages of using this medicine over other options? Can I take this if I'm experiencing a burning feeling when...

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HP227 for an abscess infection?

Could the pill hp227 prevent an abscess infection???!! ## No, this is not an antibiotic. This tablet is manufactured by Heritage Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 400mgs of Acyclovir, which is an antiviral that is used to treat or prevent herpes outbreaks. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I got abcess swelled hot and am taking acyclovir. Will it help? It happened after I was given a shot.

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can nuroday 1500 cure herpes?

I am 49 and was just diagnosed with Herpes. My doctor prescribed Nuroday 1500 once a day. Can it cure Herpes? ## Hello, Jazz! How are you? Unfortunately, at this time, there is no cure for herpes, even with all of our advances in medical science. The best we can do is to try to prevent outbreaks with antiviral medications, such as Acyclovir and Valacyclovir. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, and headache. Are you experiencing oral herpes, genital herpes, or both? What symptoms have you been experiencing?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acyclovir
  • Capsule: 200mg
  • Cream: 5%
  • Injection: 1000mg, 1gm/vial, 250mg/vial, 25mg/ml, 500mg, 500mg/vial, 50mg/ml
  • Ointment: 5%
  • Suspension: 200mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg, 50mg, 800mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Acyclovir: (342 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0114 Valacyclovir (As Valacyclovir Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0115 Valacyclovir 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-7258 Valacyclovir (As Valacyclovir Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7259 Valacyclovir 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-8940 Acycycloguanosine 200 mg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-8943 Acycycloguanosine 400 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-8947 Acycycloguanosine 800 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9657 Acyclovir 500 mg Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0143-9658 Acyclovir 1 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 0168-0825 Acyclovir 50 mg/g Topical Ointment by E. Fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0228-2605 Acycycloguanosine 200 mg Oral Capsule by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2606 Acycycloguanosine 400 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2607 Acycycloguanosine 800 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-0253 Acycycloguanosine 400 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0302 Acycycloguanosine 800 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2200 Acycycloguanosine 200 mg Oral Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4275 Valacyclovir (As Valacyclovir Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4276 Valacyclovir 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-8700 Acyclovir 50 mg/g Topical Ointment by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-8712 Acyclovir 200 mg/5ml Oral Suspension by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Valacyclovir Hcl 1 Gram ,Acyclovir 40mg
What's the difference of both medication? ## Both Valaciclovir and Acivlovir are used to treat the same condtions, s... 1 reply
camber acyclovir
I want to know what the difference is between acyclovir 400 mg camber and acyclovir 400 mg teva? ## They have just been ... 1 reply
Expired Acyclovir medicine
I have acyclovir with a date that is 2 years old. Is it still effective since it has not been opened? It is stored in a ... 1 reply
Lamisil & Acyclovir
Is it safe to take Lamisil 250mg. with Acyclovir 200mg. ## is it safe ti take lamisil and oxiclovir togetherr ## I didn&... 2 replies
doxycycl hycl cap 100mg & acyclovir 400mg side effects
I had laser surgery on my face last Friday 6/12/15 I was prescribed to take acyclovir 3 days prior to treatment & th... 3 replies
What Is The Experation Date Of Acyclovir
An friend gave me a bottle of acyclovir over two years old can it still be used for the same purpose at this time, or ha... 2 replies






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