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Aciclovir is a treatment for genital herpes, shingles and cold sores, all caused by the herpes virus. You can buy this effective treatment online to successfully fight off the herpes virus to ensure that it returns back to an inactive state, speeding up the recovery time from an outbreak.

Aciclovir can also be prescribed in a long-term low dose, which is often helpful to people who experience outbreaks of genital herpes, cold sores and shingles. You can check your dosage and buy this treatment after your consultation has been approved by one of our doctors for next day delivery.

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How to buy Aciclovir online?

At OnlineClinic, you can order Aciclovir tablets to effectively treat the symptoms of the herpes virus, including cold sores and shingles. The dosage and usage will vary dependant on the type and severity of the of the herpes. Here, we offer both 200mg and 800mg tablets with a easy reordering process making obtaining treatment for recurrent bouts even quicker.

To buy medication in the UK, you must first complete a quick and simple consultation to be issued a prescription. We provide this through a free and confidential online consultation reviewed by one of our team of doctors before ordering the correct treatment and dosage for you. Our doctors are on hand 24/7 to issue your prescription, ready for next day delivery. Medication is always discreetly packaged, allowing you to have your treatment delivered anywhere with confidence and peace of mind.

What is Aciclovir?

Aciclovir is one of the most commonly used antiviral drugs that you can buy online to treat herpes virus. Aciclovir tablets provide effective treatment for outbreaks of the herpes virus including genital herpes, chicken pox, cold sores and shingles, so that you can effectively manage your condition. This highly effective medication works by preventing viruses from multiplying, and this reduces the severity of the infection, stopping it from spreading.

Taking this treatment within 24 hours after the first signs of an outbreak could help speed up recovery time from cold sores and genital herpes and stop the spread of the shingles rash around the body, as well as alleviating any symptoms.

Short facts about Aciclovir
How to take

Take a 800mg dose of Aciclovir, 5 times a day for 7 days to treat shingles (herpes zoster infection).
Take a 200mg dose 5 times a day for 5 days to treat genital herpes and cold sores.
Take a 200mg dose 4 times a day for 6 months to a year to prevent genital herpes and cold sores.

How it works

Aciclovir inhibits enzymes essential in the spread of the virus. The body can then attack the virus more effectively and recovery time will improve.


Aciclovir effectively manages genital herpes, shingles and cold sores. Taking this treatment within 24 hours after the first signs of an outbreak will speed up recovery.


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Side effects

Side effects aren't very common, but may include diarrhoea, dizziness, stomach pain, itching and headaches.

How does Aciclovir work?

This medication works by stopping the spread of the viral cells by inhibiting enzymes instrumental in their spread. This allows your body to attack the virus more effectively in order to push it back into an inactive state. Therefore, taking Aciclovir as soon as possible can greatly improve recovery time, as the virus wouldn't have had time to progress far enough.

How to take Aciclovir?

Aciclovir should be taken in different doses dependent on whether you are using it for the treatment genital herpes, cold sores or shingles.

  • Treating shingles – an 800mg dose of Aciclovir five times a day over the course of seven days
  • Treating genital herpes and cold sores – a 200mg dose five times a day for five days
  • Preventing genital herpes and cold sores - a 200mg dose four times a day for six months to a year.
  • Each of these dosages can be taken with or without food and should be take with a drink of water.
  • If you miss a dose close to its scheduled time you can take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's close to the time of your next dose you should miss it completely. It is important that two tablets are never taken at the same time.


The two dosages of Aciclovir that are currently available to buy from OnlineClinic are 200mg and 800mg. The dosage you take is dependent on whether you're using the medication to treat shingles, cold sores or genital herpes. See the 'How to use Aciclovir?' section above for more information.

Side effects and precautions

Although side effects are possible when taking Aciclovir, they are rare and the majority of them are very mild and temporary. The most common potential side effects include:

  • Headaches, diarrhoea, stomach pains, skin rashes and fatigue. Some of the rare side effects that may occur include liver problems (e.g. jaundice), confusion and dizziness. If any of these possible effects persist, or if you experience anything bothersome or worrying, speak to a medical professional straight away.

Before you buy Aciclovir tablets, it's important to take into account the following precautions, in order to ensure your safety:

  • It is recommended that elderly individuals should use Aciclovir with caution.
  • This medication should also be taken with caution if you are dealing with decreased kidney function.
  • You should inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the ingredients found in Aciclovir pills.
  • It is also recommended that you talk to your doctor if you intend to take the treatment during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.
  • Aciclovir tablets should be taken with caution if you are currently dealing with kidney problems.
  • Taking this treatment with cimetidine, ciclosporin or zidovudine is also not advised.

Treatment Information

Treatment Information
Product Name: Aciclovir
Active Ingredient(s): Aciclovir
Manufacturer: Actavis
Description: Aciclovir is an anti-viral drug that is used to treat the symptoms of herpes simplex including genital herpes, cold sores and shingles
Exemption: Subject to medical prescription
Administration: Oral
Presentation: Tablets
Available Dosage: 200 mg, 800 mg
Application: Men and women over 18 with genital herpes, cold sores and/or shingles
Posology: For herpes and cold sores take 200mg 5 times a day for 5 days, for shingles take 800mg 5 times a day for 7 days
Drug class: Antivirals
Alcohol consumption: No known influence
When breastfeeding: Caution is recommended, ask your doctor beforehand
When pregnant: Caution is recommended, ask your doctor
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