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Also known as Zovirax

Aciclovir (INN) or acyclovir (USAN, former BAN), chemical name acycloguanosine, abbreviated as ACV, is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug, marketed under trade names such as Cyclovir, Herpex, Acivir, Acivirax, Zovirax, Zoral, and Xovir. One of the most commonly used antiviral drugs, it is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, as well as in the treatment of varicella zoster (chickenpox) and herpes zoster (shingles).

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Estimated Total Cost: $43.94 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed acyclovir to treat shingles (herpes zoster), cold sore, human immunodeficiency virus infection (hiv), and genital herpes.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take acyclovir if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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