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I have and have outbreaks nearly every month since I

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I have herpes and have outbreaks nearly every month since I got it in November , I have some suppression therapy which I picked up today - anvicolor 400mg to be taken twice daily... Today I've also had an outbreak should I take the twice a day dosage or take it different for 5 days to treat my current outbreak?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Customer: Hello
Dr. Shahzad MD :

The dose for recurrence is 200 mg PO q4hr while awake (5 times daily) for 5 days

Dr. Shahzad MD :

or 400 mg PO q8hr for 7-10 days

Customer: Ok so can I take these 400mg to treat my current outbreak?
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes or 400 mg PO q8hr for 7-10 days

Customer: So one every 8 hours
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes

Customer: Thank you
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