Herpes is caused by the herpes simplex virus. When this condition affects the genital area it is called genital herpes and when it affects the mouth region it is known as cold sores. Although there is no cure for herpes, the condition can be managed with antiviral medicine to reduce the length and severity of the symptoms.

The cheapest Herpes treatment price is £7.42 and the most expensive is £318.21, find the lowest treatment prices in the table below.

Top treatments for Herpes

Medication Ingredient Manufacturer Form Dosage Quantity Price from
Aciclovir Generic Tablets 800mg 35
Valaciclovir GSK Tablets 500mg 10
Valaciclovir Generic Tablets 500mg 10


  • Blistering sores in mouth or genitals
  • Fever or other flu symptoms
  • Headache
  • Itching or tingling
  • Nausea
  • Scabs
  • Ulcers and painful urination
  • White blisters or small red bumps


  • Fatigue
  • Menstruation
  • Multiple sex partners
  • Sexual intercourse
  • Stress
  • Surgery
  • Trauma

This page was medically reviewed by Dr Petar Lishkov, on September 19, 2022