Medications for Herpes Symptoms
There are several different oral medications used to lower the viral levels in the body. These medications include aciclovir commonly called Acyclovir, valaciclovir also known as Valacyclovir, penciclovir, and famciclovir. Topical treatments include, Docosanol, Acyclovir, or penciclovir.
Docosanol is actually an OTC medication in the United States and Canada.