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I have been prescribed Acyclovir TEVA 400 mg a day for 3 times

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I have been prescribed Acyclovir TEVA 400 mg a day for 3 times per day. I am taking it for genital HSV I outbreak suppression. I was wondering if the drug is still an effective suppressant if taken twice daily (400 mg two times/day)

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Hello, I am Dr Owen, I am a Board Certified Ob/Gyn Medical Doctor and I want to help you.

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Actually the correct dose for Suppression is 400mg twice per day

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so Yes it is effective taking this twice per day vice 3 times per day.

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Customer:

that is what I thought but they keep giving me 3 times per day. I just wanted to make this script last a little longer. Thank you

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Well you can definitely make it last longer -

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