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Were you looking for information about Acyclovir? Acyclivor is a common misspelling of acyclovir.
Acyclovir (Zovirax®) is a prescription drug approved for treating chickenpox, shingles, and genital herpes. The antiviral medication helps the body fight these infections by preventing the viruses that cause these conditions from multiplying. It comes in many different forms, including capsules, tablets, and a liquid. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking acyclovir if you are pregnant, have kidney disease, or have any allergies.
(Click Acyclovir for more information about acyclovir, including who makes it, what strengths and forms are available, and what side effects may occur with this drug. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on acyclovir.)
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