Common brand names:Zovirax
Intro from Oral
Acyclovir is an antiviral drug used to treat shingles, genital herpes, and chickenpox.
Intro from Topical
Acyclovir is an antiviral drug applied to the skin to treat the first outbreaks of genital herpes as well as herpes infections in people with poor immune systems. Topical application of acyclovir speeds up the healing process and the duration of pain.
Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods
Types of interactions:beneficial= Beneficialadverse= Adversecheck= Check
Potential Negative Interaction
The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects. For details, refer to the Uses and Precautions tabs or the manufacturers’ package information as these are not covered in this table. If you take medications, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.
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