famcyclovir

famcyclovir

Famvir® Virology An oral antiviral used to manage acute herpes zoster–shingles and recurrent genital herpes Metabolic route Metabolized in kidney Side effects Headache, nausea
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Traditional prescription medications to prevent and treat cold sores include Acyclovir (Zovirax), valacyclovir (Valtrex), and famcyclovir (Famvir).
Published preclinical studies demonstrate that FV-100 is significantly more potent against VZV than acyclovir, famcyclovir, and valacyclovir, the FDA approved drug for treating shingles.