Aciclovir tablets

  • Medicine Name- Aciclorex
  • API- Aciclovir
  • Packaging- Tablets
  • Strength- 400mg
  • Manufactured by- Elder Projects Ltd
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Aciclovir tablet is an antiviral agent used for the treatment of infections caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It is approved by the FDA for treating HSV encephalitis and genital herpes. Non-FDA-approved indications of Aciclovir are herpes zoster (shingles), varicella zoster (chickenpox), and mucocutaneous HSV.

Dosage and Side Effects

Aciclovir tablets are for oral administration. It may be taken with or without food 2-5 times daily for 5 to 10 days and up to 12 months to prevent the outbreaks of genital herpes. The recommended dosages are as follows:

Genital HSV (immunocompetent patients):

  • Mild or moderate infection, initial episode – 400 mg orally 3 times daily for 7-10 days
  • Recurring infection – 400 mg orally 3 times daily for 5 days. May also use 800 mg orally twice daily for 5 days. 

Genital HSV (immunocompromised patients):

  • Initial episode – 400 mg orally 3 times daily for 5-10 days.
  • Recurring infection – 400 mg orally 3 times daily for 5 days. May also use 800 mg orally twice daily for 5 days.

Varicella-zoster – Chickenpox:

  • Immunocompetent patients can take 800 mg orally 4-5 times daily for 5-7 days, and immunocompromised patients can take 800 mg orally 5 days daily for 7 days.

Varicella-zoster – Shingles:

  • Immunocompetent patients – 800 mg orally 5 times daily for 7 days.

The most common side effects of Aciclovir are malaise, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache.

Warning and Precautions

  • Therapy with Aciclovir 400 mg tablets is contraindicated for those who develop hypersensitivity to acyclovir or valacyclovir.
  • Aciclovir tablets are for oral ingestion only. Renal failure, in some cases may occur with acyclovir treatment. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP/HUS), may occur in immunocompromised patients taking treatment with Aciclovir. 
  • Dosage adjustment is required when administering Aciclovir to patients with renal impairment.  Caution must be exercised when administering this medication to patients receiving potentially nephrotoxic agents since this may increase the risk of renal dysfunction and/or reversible central nervous system symptoms. Adequate hydration must be maintained.
  • Patients are instructed to consult with their doctor in case they experience severe/troublesome side effects, they become pregnant or want to become pregnant, or they want to breastfeed while on this treatment.


What is Aciclovir?

Aciclovir (or Acyclovir) is an antiviral medicine. It is mainly used for treating herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, chickenpox, and shingles.

How do I take Aciclovir

Take the recommended dosage of Aciclovir orally (by mouth) with or without food 2 to 5 times daily.

How do I store Aciclovir?

Store this medicinal product between 15°C and 25°C. Protect the tablets from light as well as moisture.

How much does Aciclovir cost in India?

Aciclovir 400 mg cost in India is very reasonable and can vary. To procure it legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at

Can Aciclovir be used while I’m pregnant?

Aciclovir tablets may be unsafe if used during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor about the best way to help manage your condition if you want to become pregnant or during pregnancy. 

Can Aciclovir be used while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not recommended while on Aciclovir tablets. Interact with your doctor if you are breastfeeding or want to breastfeed.

Where can I get Aciclovir at the best Price? 

Order Aciclovir tablets at the best price today. We request you to Call/WhatsApp us at (+91) 8130290915 or dial our TOLL-FREE Number: 1800-889-1064 or Write us at We’re fully committed to providing you with the best Aciclovir 400 mg tablets price from India. That is why we’ll match the cost/price of any other existing suppliers/distributors in the market who require a medical prescription.

Is Aciclovir available in India?

Aciclovir tablets is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Aciclovir tablets can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, etc.)

Can You Send the Aciclovir to Foreign Destinations?

Buy generic Aciclovir tablets online at the best/lowest price from a leading supplier. Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) can assist in the delivery of Aciclovir; the doctor-prescribed medication to the UK, Canada, China, South Africa, Australia, Philippines, the USA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Zambia, Kuwait, Sweden, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Singapore, Qatar, Japan, Nepal, UAE, and many other countries.

What is the procedure to buy Aciclovir from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can fill out the order form or send mail to Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Aciclovir 400 mg tablets price and the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Aciclovir online from India?

Yes, one can buy Aciclovir tablet online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines if it is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can facilitate the export/supply of Aciclovir tablets through legal channels.