- Generic Name: Acyclovir
- Drug Class: Antivirals, Excluding Anti-HIV Products
- Strengths: 1000mg, 200mg, 25mg, 400mg, 5%, 500mg, 50mg, 800mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
ACYCLOVIR (ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This medicine will not cure herpes.