• A patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and severe and frequently recurring herpes labialis received oral acyclovir for more than 18 months, during most of this period at a low dosage (400 mg/d). This regimen was fully successful in preventing recurrences, with no adverse effects.
(Arch Intern Med 1986;146:1438-1440)
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