About Acyclovir (Prescription Drug)

Acyclovir is a type of medicine called an antiviral. Antivirals kill viruses or stop viruses from multiplying. Acyclovir is used to treat herpesvirus infections spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. Acyclovir will not cure herpes infections. Read more

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cher9912's Acyclovir History (Stopped)
400 mg Daily Mar 03 - Apr 09, 2011
Stopped Side effects too severe Apr 9, 2011
Stopped Side effects too severe Apr 9, 2011

cher9912's Acyclovir is for…

  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

cher9912's side effects of Acyclovir…

  • Painful lymph nodes (glands) Mar 2, 2011


Apr 9, 2011

400 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (painful lymph nodes (glands))
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
medication seemed to aggravate chronic fatigue symptoms, swollen lymph glands flu like feeling, stopped medication when hospitalized for ischemic bowel & infection
< $25 monthly