Aciclovir (Acyclovir)

Aciclovir pills are characterized by their high effectiveness when fighting the symptoms of facial herpes, genital herpes and also shingles. The use of Aciclovir drastically increases wound healing speed and elimination of blister typical for herpes virus infection.

Acyclovir (aciclovir) not only cures infection areas, but can also be used for prevention in people who are already carriers of the virus. This eliminates the risk of recurring symptoms.

  • Aciclovir shortens the time of herpes’ treament
  • the use of this treatment provides a quick relief from unaesthetic and unpleasant skin changes
  • Acyclovir may be used as a prevention measure in order to stave off any future occurences of the disease
  • the treatment is available in 200 mg or 800 mg doses

What are the benefits of using Acyclovir herpes treatment?

The use of Acyclovir treatment in order to treat herpes can help yield satisfactory treatment results over a short period of time. The healing effect is reached faster when a patient takes the pills immediately after noticing the symptoms of the disease. You have to be aware that full elimination of herpes virus from the organism is impossible, but the use of Acyclovir helps to quickly reduce the visual symptoms of the disease. The treatment also allows to significantly shorten the period of the disease by transforming the virus into its latent state.

What is the action of Acyclovir herpes treatment?

Acyclovir treatment is one of the best defense lines against herpes viruses spreading in the body, as its action is directed to DNA polimerase blockage in the viruses. This enzyme is essential for the viruses to produce genetic material and thus increase the size of their population.

The blockage of viral replication enhances the function of immunological system which makes it capable of dealing with the infection.

What people can use Acyclovir herpes treatment?

Acyclovir herpes pills can be used by all adult patients in order to treat the symptoms of the illnesses listed below:

  • shingles (herpes zoster)
  • genital herpes (herpes simplex)
  • lip and facial herpes
  • other viral diseases in people whose immune system is weakened as a result of an illness or using different forms of pharmacotherapy

The only contraindication is potential intolerance to any of the ingredients found in the treatment.

What people should not use Acyclovir herpes treatment?

As with majority of medical products, the use of Acyclovir also has certain limitations.

Acyclovir pills should not be used by people suffering from:

  • elderly people
  • renal defects (kidney diseases)
  • liver diseases or after liver transplant
  • immune deficiencies
  • people allergic to Acyclovir
  • breastfeeding women
  • people using medications such as zidovudine, ciclosporin oraz cimetidine


  • when using Acyclovir, you have to be aware that the use of treatment does not eliminate the risk of spreading the virus to your sexual partner. You should use contraception such as condoms and also reduce the number of sexual intercourses in case of rupturing blisters
  • when using Acyclovir, you have to drink large amounts of water and other fluids in order to prevent body dehydration. It is especially important in cases of patients older than 65 and people suffering from kidney diseases
  • in cases of any worrying symptoms, such as drowsiness, disorientation, agitation, hallucinations, hand tremor, etc. you should contact your physician immediately as he will make a decision whether the further use of treatment is recommended

Please take note of contraindications listed above while filling out our medical consultation questionnaire, because every prescription treatment can be a health or life hazard if used improperly.

How do you use Acyclovir?

The dosage of Aciclovir depends mainly on the virus strand. The recommendations regarding the dosage and the intake should be always consulted with a doctor. Below you can only find instructions prepared by the producer.

The treatment of genital herpes and facial herpes
In case of mentioned diseases, it is recommended to take a 200 mg dose of Acyclovir 5 times per day (with 4-hour intervals) over the course of consecutive 5 days.

The treatment of shingles
800 mg (4 x 200 mg) dose is recommended to be taken over the course of consecutive 7 days.

Preventive treatment
Patients suffering from recurring herpes symptoms who would like to decrease the frequency of recurrences should take a 200 mg dose of Acyclovir 4 times a day (with 6-hour intervals) over the course of 6 to 12 months.

Are there any side effects related to the use of Acyclovir?

The application of majority of drugs is related with potential side effects. In case of Acyclovir, the most frequent side effects include:

very frequent side effects (more than 1 in 10 patients)

  • headaches

frequent side effects (1 in 10 patients and 1 in 100 patients)

  • nausea
  • vomits
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • skin reactions, such as rash, itching or increased sensitivity to sunlight

rare side effectse (between 1 in 100 and 1 in 1000 people)

  • feeling of weakness or bad mood
  • candidiasis
  • constipations
  • gastritis
  • drowsiness
  • difficulties with falling asleep
  • heart palpitations
  • chest pains
  • decreased number of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)
  • decreased number of white blood cells (leukopenia – mainly in people with weakened immune system)

very rare side effects (between 1 in 1000 and 1 in 10 000 people)

  • agitation
  • improper skin reactions when exposed to light
  • spasms
  • swollen face, throat or tongue

The undesirable side effects listed above may not include every reported side effects related to the use of Acyclovir. In case of any worrying side effects, you should consult a doctor or pharmacist who will make a decision if the use of treatment is safe and does not threaten your health or life.

Can I buy Acyclovir over the Internet?

Aciclovir pills can be bought over the Internet through our website. The ordering process is very simple and completely confidential. We expect our future Customers to fill out the medical consultation questionnaire with complete honesty. It is required to sell the treatment over the Internet. If a doctor will decide that Acyclovir treatment can be used without any consequences, the receipt will be transferred into execution and the treatment will be delivered within 24-48 hours.