Treatment of viral infections due to herpes simplex virus (type 1 & 2) & varicella-zoster virus (zoster & chicken pox).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Primary herpes simplex infections 200 mg 5 times daily for 5-10 days. Suppression of recurrent herpes simplex 200 mg 5 times daily for up to 6-12 mth. Varicella-zoster virus infections 800 mg 5 times daily for 7-10 days.
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.