acyclovir, Zovirax (cont.)

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NURSING MOTHERS: Acyclovir is excreted in breast milk, and a significant amount may be transferred to the infant.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and headache. Other reported side effects include agitation, confusion, rash, anemia, and muscle pain. Hypersensitivity reactions, seizures, agitation, confusion, anemia, hepatitis, and muscle pain have also been reported.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/24/2014

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