Antiviral aciclovir tablets and cream for the treatment of topical cold sores available to buy online.
Please read the brief medical information before continuing.
Manufacturers recommend avoidance in pregnancy and breastfeeding. We are not able to prescribe aciclovir for you.
For instance you have:
Had a bone marrow transplant or low white blood cell count.
Been diagnosed with a neurological abnormality or any condition leading to permanently low oxygen levels.
Note: most people who are troubled with cold sores have normal immune systems.
Please see your regular doctor if you are troubled with cold sores. We are not able to prescribe aciclovir for you.
Includes conditions which could reduce kidney function - does not include occasional urinary infections. Kidney disease can be part of the ageing process and people over 65 should check with their GP.
Please see your regular doctor. We are unable to prescribe aciclovir for you.
The following medicines interact with aciclovir:
Probenecid (used to treat gout).
Cimetidine (used to treat stomach ulcers).
Mycophenolate mofetil (used to stop your body rejecting transplanted organs).
Ciclosporin or tacrolimus (immunosuppressive drugs).
Theophylline or aminophylline (used in asthma and other breathing problems).
Zidovudine (used in HIV infection).
There is a possible interaction between aciclovir and these medicines. We are not able to prescribe aciclovir for you. Please consult with your regular doctor.
Not for use in the vagina, anus, or inside the mouth.
Aciclovir cream is not for internal use or for use in or around the eye. You can change your answer and continue.
You should seek medical advice if sores are getting worse or are not healing after 10 days. You can change your answer and continue.
Single outbreak: one aciclovir 200mg tablet five times daily for five days.
Suppressive therapy: One aciclovir 400mg tablet twice daily for up to 12 months.
Note: The prescribed dose written on the label affixed to the packet may differ from the patient information leaflet supplied with the tablets. Please follow the instruction on the label affixed to the packet supplied.
The dose for treatment is one aciclovir 200mg tablet five times daily for five days, or the dose for suppression is one aciclovir 400mg tablet twice a day for up to 12 months. You can change your answer to continue.
If this is your first time ordering OR if you are ordering treatment for a single outbreak, answer 'No'.
We cannot supply you with suppressive treatment - please contact your regular doctor.
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The medication is for my own use and I will not share with anyone else
I will read the information leaflet supplied with the medication
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I have completed this questionnaire myself and fully understand all the information
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