What Conditions does Acyclovir Treat?

  • chickenpox
  • shingles
  • genital herpes
  • recurrent genital herpes
  • prevent recurrent herpes simplex infection
  • herpes simplex encephalitis
  • a herpes simplex infection of the skin
  • mouth or genitals
  • herpes simplex infection of skin and mucous membranes
  • a herpes simplex infection
  • a cold sore
  • a shingles outbreak that involves the eye
  • prevent shingles in patient without a normal immune system
  • herpes simplex virus infection throughout a newborn's body
  • inflammation of the liver caused by herpes simplex virus
  • liver infection caused by latent varicella zoster virus
  • infection throughout body due to listeria monocytogenes
  • herpes infection of brain and surrounding tissue
  • prevent recurrent herpes simplex infection
  • treatment to prevent cytomegalovirus disease

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