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Acyclovir vs. Penciclovir for Cold Sores

Acyclovir

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/ 21,587 posts
Other Names: Zovirax   Acylovir

Penciclovir

Rx
/ 124 posts
Other Names: Denavir
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 21,587 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Aciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) or acyclovir (United States Adopted Name, former British Approved Name), chemical name acycloguanosine, abbreviated as ACV,is a guanosine nucleic acid analogues antiviral drug, marketed und... Read more on Wikipedia
Penciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) is a guanine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections. It is a Nucleoside analogues which exhibits low toxicity and good selectivity. Because penciclovir is absorbed... Read more on Wikipedia
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By M.G.
January 30, 2014
M.G. wrote
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What patients are saying about Acyclovir vs. Penciclovir

68 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the mouth. I am using Acyclovir mostly and it works great
...creams, such as Penciclovir or Acyclovir. With these you can prevent external outbreaks. The pre-outbreak symptoms are usually an itchy or irritated ...mouth. I am using Acyclovir mostly and...
) for cold sores - I find this works very well for...
...please ? What about vectavir (penciclovir ) for cold sores - I find this works very well for me (million times better than aciclovir / zovirax ) Is it...
the aciclovir very good, tbh. It helps with the soreness,...
...it will be okay. Is the Penciclovir available only on prescription? I'm not finding the aciclovir very good, tbh. It helps with the soreness, but ...get some lysine. I take zinc in my daily vi...
is also much better as a treatment than aciclovir for many...
...buy some from your health food store or pharmacy. Even if you have already broken out it will assist with recovery. Penciclovir is also much better as a treatment than aciclovir for many...
three Penciclovir pills gave me the best result, but after...
...when I'm a little sick. I already tried: - Aciclovir (cream) - Releev (solution) - Penviclovir (pills) From these three Penciclovir pills gave me the best result, but after all I got a \"r...
them. She prescribed me with Aciclovir tablets 200mg and...
...lip covered in them. She prescribed me with Aciclovir tablets 200mg and told me ...for 5 days. I've suffered from cold sores since I was little ...be ok to use Penciclovir cream aswell as t...
they do is use the same acyclovir or penciclovir cream but...
...the nostils (at the meatus or just inside) now. All they do is use the same acyclovir or penciclovir cream but have no reason to seek medical advice. I think in the...
triggered my pr again and again, and switching to acyclov...
...board have success with acyclovir (I am taking a form of acyclovir called valacyclovir). Unfortunately, valacyclovir is what triggered my pr again and again, and switching to acyclovir or penciclov...
today D. Prescribe topical penciclovir to be started...
...morning. He has a long history of similar lesions, which he ...course of oral acyclovir to be started today D. Prescribe topical penciclovir to be started ...self-treatment with topical penc...
Recurrent severe cases can be treated with oral Acyclovir
...is C Topical penciclovir Herpes Labialis: Caused by ...weather, stress, trauma. Rx Topical Penciclovir as your first choice. Recurrent severe cases can be treated with oral Acyclo...
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