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Price of Acyclovir at Meijer, Hy-Vee, and Medicine Shoppe

The online price for acyclovir at eDrugstore.com is lower than those at Meijer, Hy-Vee, and Medicine Shoppe. What’s more, ordering online can save you time as well. 

Fighting periodic outbreaks of cold sores or genital herpes? If so, your body has been invaded by herpes simplex viruses 1 or 2. There is not yet a cure that will flush these viruses from your body, but taking a powerful antiviral drug, such as acyclovir, can reduce the number of outbreaks and their intensity.

When not in their active phase, which is marked by symptoms such as those cited above, these viruses reside in your nerve cells. You are most vulnerable to outbreaks when your immune response is suppressed or when you’re fatigued or under extreme stress.

Reduces Number of Outbreaks

As previously noted, acyclovir can minimize the number and severity of the outbreaks you experience. The drug is also effective against the herpes zoster virus, which is also known as the varicella zoster virus. It’s responsible for chicken pox, most often observed in children, and shingles, which usually affects adults over the age of 50. If you had chicken pox as a kid, the virus that caused it is still in your body and could reactivate in adulthood in the form of shingles.

This blog post reviews prices for acyclovir at three conventional retailers and also longtime online prescription drug service eDrugstore.com. The conventional retailers in the survey include Meijer and Hy-Vee, supermarket chains that operate primarily in the Midwest, and Medicine Shoppe, a nationwide chain of franchised pharmacies. Online facilitator eDrugstore is based in Tempe, Arizona.

Price Is Lowest at eDrugstore

Our price survey shows that eDrugstore has the lowest price among the four featured retailers. It charges $2.09 for a 400-milligram tablet of acyclovir. Both Meijer and Hy-Vee charge $6.75 for the same-size dose, while the price at Medicine Shoppe outlets is $8.00.

While eDrugstore’s price for the drug is clearly the lowest, that’s not the only reason to consider ordering the medication online. Built into the online facilitator’s price for the drug are some added-value services that are hard to resist.

Benefits of Ordering Online

Placing an online order with eDrugstore means you won’t have to drive to and from the local pharmacy to get your prescription filled. An online order will also save you the time you might have to wait while your prescription is being filled.

If you don’t have a prescription for acyclovir, you can take advantage of eDrugstore’s complimentary online consultation service, which will set up an online chat for you with a licensed U.S. physician. If the doctor finds that you’re an appropriate candidate for acyclovir, a prescription will be authorized.

Should you decide to place an order with eDrugstore, its staff will fill it expeditiously, package it discreetly, and ship it to you free of charge. A complimentary pill splitter is enclosed with all first orders. If all this sounds appealing to you and you’d like to learn more, visit eDrugstore’s Sexual Health page.

Don Amerman has spent more than three decades in the business of writing and editing. During the last 15 years, his focus has been on freelance writing. For almost all of his writing, He has done all of his own research, both online and off, including telephone and face-to-face interviews where possible. Don Amerman on Google+