Herpes Zoster/ Shingles

CKS - Herpes Zoster/ Shingles

If pregnant or immunocompromised seek advice

Immunocompetent children do not normally need treatment.

Aciclovir

800mg 5 x daily

7 days

Alternative treatment if poor compliance

Valaciclovir

 

1g 3 x daily

 

7 days