Aciclovir 200mg tablets are prescribed for 5 days (1 course of treatment). You have to take one tablet 5 times daily every 4 hours during the day. The full course supplied is 25 tablets to last you for 5 days. These tablets are dispersible so can be swallowed or dissolved in liquids.
DrFelix also prescribes Aciclovir cream which is used to treat cold sores on the lips, face and on the outside of the genitals. The cream relieves symptoms and offers faster healing.
All our medicine is dispensed from a UK NHS pharmacy and posted out in discreet packaging to a delivery address of your choice. To order aciclovir simply fill in a short questionnaire and one of our doctors will issue a prescription if you are suitable.
Complete a short consultation before selecting your medication. All our consultations are approved by a UK Medical Doctor.
Summary of available medications
|Aciclovir 200mg||25 to 75 tablets (1-3 outbreaks)||From £9.99|
Aciclovir 200mg Tablets
|Aciclovir 200mg||25 tablets (1 outbreak)||£9.99|
|Aciclovir 200mg||50 tablets (2 outbreaks)||£14.99|
|Aciclovir 200mg||75 tablets (3 outbreaks)||£19.99|
Each tablets contains Acicovir 200mg which stops the spread of the virus by preventing it from growing and multiplying.
The recommended dose to treat cold sores is one 200mg tablets 5 times a day every 4 hours.
Treatment should ideally be started as soon as the tingling begins and is required for 5 days.
Aciclovir Side Effects
Common side effects of Aciclovir include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, fatigue (tiredness), skin rash, hives and sensitivity to light.
Very rare Aciclovir side effects can include hepatitis, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), breathing difficulties, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, convulsions, drowsiness, slurred speech, kidney failure and various blood problems (anaemia, thrombocytopenia, leucopenia). If you experience any of these side effects, seek medical attention.
Refer to the Aciclovir patient information leaflet for a complete list of cautions and side effects.