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I am prescribed Acyclovir to take only at time of outbreak. Seeing as I am now in a relationship, I was wanting to take it as a daily daily suppressant. What are you experiences with taking them daily or just in time of need? Is there anyone who has tried both methods. Is one better than the other? My doctor is great but basically said the decision is my own and hasn't given me much info (assuming she just may not know). Anything would be great, thank you :)

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Elle22

I've done both. One isn't really better than the other. Taking them daily obviously costs more, and it can help prevent obs instead of just waiting for them to show up to treat them.

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I am prescribed Acyclovir to take only at time of outbreak. Seeing as I am now in a relationship, I was wanting to take it as a daily daily suppressant. What are you experiences with taking them daily or just in time of need? Is there anyone who has tried both methods. Is one better than the other? My doctor is great but basically said the decision is my own and hasn't given me much info (assuming she just may not know). Anything would be great, thank you :)

Hey dina's cat , I have always taken antivirals, and never passed my h. If you do decide to take them daily please make sure your doctor keeps tabs on your organs. I get yearly blood functions test, I am an organ donor, usually when I get my girly exams. It will show levels of organs functions and let your doctor know your levels. Make sure you get a baseline levels test done now so they have something to compare these test with. Aside from that, I'm a happy camper and have only had two outbreaks ever. Hugs, keep us posted. Truly, Ace :hithere:

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winterstorm

That is great Ace along with some good information on the levels !!!!!!!!!!

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