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Acyclovir Coupon - Acyclovir 400mg tablet
AcyclovirGeneric Zovirax
Acyclovir (Zovirax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand form. Generic acyclovir is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of acyclovir is around $12.77, 76% off the average retail price of $53.40. Compare herpes virus nucleoside analogues.
Prescription Settings
generic
tablet
400mg
60 tablets
Acyclovir Coupon - Acyclovir 400mg tablet
acyclovir(generic)
tablet
400mg
60 tablets

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My Partner Has Herpes. What Can I Do To Prevent Transmission?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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Doctors are commonly asked how to keep from spreading genital herpes from one partner who has it, to another who doesn’t. Did you know that “asymptomatic shedding” of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) can happen? This means you can contract HSV even if your partner doesn’t have actual sores on their genitals—but you can take action to prevent transmission.

Let me start out by saying three important things:

  1. Condoms are the best way to prevent transmission.
  2. See More

FDA Recalls Popular Antiviral Medication Acyclovir

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

Believe it or not, medications are recalled on a daily basis for numerous reasons. Medication recalls can range from minor to life-threatening incidents if not immediately and appropriately taken care of.

One of the most recent recalls involves acyclovir 400 mg tablets, used for the treatment of shingles, herpes, and chickenpox.

Why was acyclovir recalled?

Apace Packaging LLC has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of acyclovir, with the knowledge of the FDA, due to a product mix-up. See More

How to Treat Shingles

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

One million Americans get shingles, aka herpes zoster, each year. Early treatment is key. In addition to antiviral medications to shorten the duration of your shingles outbreak, you need to know about the dreaded—and most common—complication of shingles, which will occur in 20% of cases . . . post-herpetic neuralgia.

Shingles is a viral disease caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus that had remained quiet in the sensory ganglia since you were first exposed to chickenpox. See More

Do You Need the Shingles Vaccine?

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

Shingles (Herpes zoster) is viral illness that can occur later in life if you have had chicken pox (Varicella). It is a common illness in the elderly, and can cause significant discomfort. People with weakened immune systems are also more likely to get shingles.

Shingles occurs when the chicken pox virus reactivates in the body, leading to a blistering rash, nerve pain, and other nerve-related symptoms. See More

What Is the Best Treatment for Oral Herpes?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

It’s estimated there are 100 million episodes of oral herpes annually, so imagine the money we spend on herpes medications. Much of what I’m going to tell you will surprise you. Many patients with herpes lesions of their lips and mouth use topical creams or ointments to treat their sores. Turns out, they don’t work so well and they cost a lot. There is a lot going on here that you need to know.

What about topical herpes treatments?

Topical creams and ointments like Zovirax (acyclovir) and Denavir (penciclovir) are available and have been studied for oral herpes (herpes labialis). See More

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