Can acyclovir treat strep throat?
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Strep is a bacteria that can cause sore throat and all forms of skin infection. What is best to drug for a bacterial infection? You and I know that it is going to be an antibiotic not an antiviral drug like acyclovir.
Sore throat symptoms
The symptoms of a sore throat can vary depending on what caused it. A sore throat can feel:
It may hurt more when you swallow or talk. Your throat or tonsils might also look red.
Sometimes, white patches or areas of pus will form on the tonsils. These white patches are more common in strep throat than in a sore throat caused by a virus.
So, to take care of strep sore throat or pharyngitis, you need a strep sensitive antibiotic to treat or cure it not acyclovir which is an antiviral drug.
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