Generally, all of genital herpes medication is categorized as a safe medicine. Some common used medicine is the antiviral medicationfor the outbreak treatment or suppressive therapy method. Most used medicine are Zovirax, Valtrex and Famvir. Those three also has its own side effect like the other medicine has. You need to acknowledge each of those medicine differences to make sure that you are choosing the right one.
Antiviral medication that used to fight herpes simplex virus is contain nucleosides and nucleotide analogues. Those two ingredients are used to block the virus reproduction so that it can minimize the spreading risk. The drugs that contain those agents are valacyclovir, acyclovir and famciclovir. Those three categorized as oral medicine.
Those three types of medicine is helpful to decrease the primary outbreak effect and faster the healing process. Apply it can make you possible to have less days for the virus transmission and showing severe symptom. If you want to gain maximum result then you better use it early as soon as you recognize the outbreak with the presence of pain and tingling.
You may also decrease the possibility of having recurrent outbreak by consuming it. Acyclovir that brand under zovirax name can be a great treatment for primary outbreak and recurrent one. Usually, it will take around 3 up to 5 days to create effective effect. The price is also cheaper since it is a generic version of medication.
Valtrex is another type for acyclovir and the last one is famvir or famcyclovir. Those medications considered as a safe medication and rarely causing dangerous effect as long as consumed properly. You may only has several less severe side effect like head ache, nausea, cold, nausea, stomach ache and sore throat. Among those 3, acyclovir and valacyclovir is most suggested than famciclovir.