15 patient evaluations for Acyclovir

Apr 15, 2017 (Started Mar 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic Epstein-Barr)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: don't discount it. just didn't work for me personally
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Mar 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for chronic Epstein-Barr)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2016 (Started Feb 05, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for shingles (herpes zoster))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Five times daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2015 (Started Mar 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cold sores (fever blisters))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: taking acyclovir the moment you begin to feel the tingle of a blister, even before it shows, will make it go away and not reach a blister stage.

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