Famvir (Famciclovir) Prescriptions Available Online Today

Our doctors are here to help. Famvir can treat herpes virus and more. Speak to one of our board-certified doctors to see if Famvir is right for you.

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Our doctors are here to help. Famvir can treat herpes virus and more. Speak to one of our board-certified doctors to see if Famvir is right for you.

Medication services available for adults and kids (3+)

Top quality, board-certified doctors

No insurance required

Same-day prescriptions available*

* Prescriptions provided at doctor’s discretion.

We accept these insurance plans and many more!

Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Otherwise, new patient visits are $129, and follow-ups are only $69 for members.

Don’t see your provider listed? Email [email protected]  or call  (888) 564-4454  to talk to a PlushCare specialist.

3 simple steps to request your prescription online today

Step 1


Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

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Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

Step 3

Pick up

We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

Can You Get Famvir (Famciclovir) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Famvir (Famciclovir) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Famvir. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Famvir, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.

What Is Famvir (Famciclovir)?

Famvir is the brand name for famciclovir, an antiviral drug.

It is used to treat the symptoms of herpes viruses, including those responsible for shingles, cold sores, and genital warts.

Famvir prescription FAQs

  • How Does Famvir Work?

    Famvir attacks various strains of the herpes virus that are responsible for genital warts, cold sores, and shingles.

    While Famvir can relieve symptoms, it is not a cure for herpes. There is currently no known cure for herpes and treatment is focused on symptoms management.

  • What Is The Recommended Famvir Dosage and Treatment?

    The dosage for Famvir varies depending on what it is being used for and who is taking it.

    Cold Sore Treatment: one 1500 mg dose.

    Shingles Treatment: 500 mg every 8 hours for 7 days

    Suppressive Therapy: 250 mg twice daily for up to one year

    Recurrent Genital Herpes Treatment: 1000 mg twice daily for one day.

    Always follow your doctor's dosage instructions.

  • What Is Famvir Used for?

    Famvir is used to treat the symptoms of shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes. While it can not cure the herpes virus, it can relieve symptoms caused by it.

    Famvir is also used to prevent future outbreaks of genital herpes in those who are prone to frequent outbreaks.

  • What Are The Side Effects of Famvir?

    Like any medication, Famvir does carry a risk of side effects.

    Potential side effects of Famvir may include:

    • Headache

    • Nausea

    • Diarrhea

    • Heavy bleeding

    • Easy bruising or bleeding

    • Dizziness

    • Cramps, stomach pain, or gas

    • Yellowing eyes or skin

    • Hives

    • Confusion or drowsiness

    • Mental or mood changes

    • Rash or itching

    • Fever

    • Bleeding gums

    • Loss of appetite

    • Dark urine

    • Kidney problems

    • Burning, numbness, or tingling feeling

  • What Are The Considerations and Precautions of Famvir?

    While generally considered safe, Famvir is not right for everybody.

    Always make sure you share your health history and current medications with your doctor before taking Famvir. This helps prevent serious complications.

  • What Are The Famvir Drug Interactions?

    Some medications may cause serious interactions with Famvir.

    Make sure you tell your doctor about any medications you take, including vitamins, supplements, and over-the-counter medications.

  • Are There Other Famvir Warnings?

    Some people should not take Famvir or may need to take it differently. Tell your doctor about your medical history.

    Especially be sure to mention any of the following:

    • Kidney disease

    • Liver disease

    • Galactose intolerance

    • Weak immune system

    • Glucose-galactose malabsorption

    • Severe lactase deficiency

  • Can You Take Famvir During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?

    Talk to your doctor before taking Famvir if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Famvir may pass into breastmilk or harm an unborn baby.

    Discuss the risks and benefits of taking Famvir with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.