Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Famciclovir purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Famciclovir before taking it.

Famciclovir uses

Famciclovir is an antiviral that can be used to treat cold sores, shingles, and sexually transmitted diseases. Some of the most prescribed drugs in this class include: Zovirax; Valtrex; Famvir.

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Famciclovir medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
125 mg10 $44.56Canada, UK
125 mg30 $92.51Canada, UK
250 mg100 $342.77Canada, UK
500 mg21 $113.10Canada, UK
250 mg30 $79.00Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
125 mg90 $149.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg100 $533.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $283.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK
500 mg21 $146.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg30 $79.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
125 mg10 $31.39Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
500 mg21 $122.69Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
250 mg30 $89.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
250 mg90 $157.50Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
500 mg100 $208.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg63 $308.07Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
500 mg21 $239.57USA
125 mg60 $74.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
125 mg10 $28.94Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg30 $91.14Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg42 $223.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $195.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg21 $104.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
500 mg3 Tablet$2.69
Penvir 250mg FC-TAB / 6 $2.69
Penvir 500mg Tablet $0.90Hetero Drugs Ltd
250 mg x 6's $3.16
VIROVIR 500 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (3 tablets each) $3.75FDC Ltd
Virovir 500mg Tablet $1.38FDC Ltd


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Famciclovir - Frequently asked Questions

Can Famciclovir be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Famciclovir be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Famciclovir be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.



Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Famciclovir, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Famciclovir. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

One patient reported time for results

How long will I use Famciclovir before I begin to notice the effect?
According to the report by users of wDrugs.com, about 1 day and a few days was the most common time duration among the participants, before they began to feel relief in their health conditions. It is noteworthy that you may not get the same result with other users within the same time frame. Several factors determine the timeframe; hence we implore you to consult your medical expert to get professional advice on how long you should expect to see improvement while consuming Famciclovir. However, if you wish to get the response of other users on the time effectiveness of using Famciclovir kindly click here
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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology