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Side effect(s) of Acyclovir

Read the side effects of Acyclovir as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

General - Severe allergic reactions, fever, headache, pain, difficulty sleeping, angioedema and swelling in your hands or feet.

Central Nervous System - Aggressive behavior, agitation, unsteadiness, coma, confusion, decreased consciousness, confusion, dizziness, hallucinations, numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs, epilepsy, drowsiness and tremors.

Gastrointestinal - Diarrhea, gastrointestinal distress, vomiting and nausea.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Liver Elevated liver function tests, liver inflammation and jaundice.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle pain, temporary inability to move parts of your body.

Skin - Hair loss, redness, itching, pale skin, rash or blisters and hives.

Eye - Visual abnormalities.

Genitourinary - Kidney failure, elevated blood urea nitrogen levels, blood in urine and urinating less than usual or not at all.

Other Precautions : * Avoid contact with eyes and excess dosage.
* Avoid alcohol consumption.

Drug Name : Acyclovir

Acyclovir is an antiviral agent used to treat cold sores around the mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus, chickenpox, and shingles. It is also used to treat or prevent genital herpes mainly the repeat outbreaks of the disease.
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