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Aciclovir dosage for Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Patient: I have contracted Shingles (Herpes Zoster).I have been given aciclovir and told to take 800mg 5 times a day. Does that mean:a) 200mg doses 5 timesor b) 800mg dosis each time adding to a total of 400mg per day

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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