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Acyclovir buccal tablet is used to treat the symptoms of herpes simplex virus infection on the lips and around the mouth (cold sores) in adults with normal immune systems. Although this medicine will not cure herpes simplex, it may help the sores to heal faster and relieve some of the pain and discomfort. Acyclovir is an antiviral agent (treats a virus).
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: April 01, 2023
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