Take the medicine soon as you get the symptoms of infection; since, it works ease down the condition before getting it complicated. Herpes infections found contagious, can infect other people easily. Elude getting in contact of the infected areas. Do not expose to infected area, keep yourself hygienic. An acute case of Herpes needs to take 800 mg pills in every 4 hours, 5 times daily at least for 7 to 10 days. And, in case of Genital Herpes the prescribed dosage is 200 mg need to be taken every 4 hours, 5 times daily for 10 days.
One needs to run the dose according to the prescribed method. Make sure that you are not suffering from any other severe health disorders. Taking two different drugs need to be avoided. Avoid taking overdose.
Pain in back, weakness, etc. are some most seen side-effects.
Kindly keep the medicine in your nearest area, do not let it expose to sunrays, moisture or heat. Do not let the child touch the drugs.