aciclovir


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aciclovir

A drug highly active against the herpes simplex virus which causes cold sores and genital herpes and against the closely similar varicella-zoster virus which causes CHICKENPOX and SHINGLES. Early treatment with the drug, taken by mouth, can greatly reduce the severity of shingles. Brand names are Zovirax and Soothelip,
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Aciclovir in pregnancy registry: 6 years' experience.
Since then autopsy studies have shown HSV in the geniculate ganglion of patients with Bell's palsy.8 On the basis of this evidence, some clinicians treat patients with anti-virals, including aciclovir, famciclovir, and valaci-clovir.
(3.) Armingaud P, Arsac P, Kerdraon R, Esteve E: Localized bullous eruption after intravenous injection of aciclovir: Toxic or immunoallergic mechanism?
Aciclovir, a medication used to treat a variety of viral infections including cold sores, shingles and chickenpox, is commonly prescribed to sufferers, and some aciclovir creams can be bought over the counter at pharmacies.
standard-dose aciclovir (400 mg twice daily), those receiving high-dose aciclovir (800 mg three times daily) vs.
The most common treatment for a cold sore is an ointment including a medicine called aciclovir.
Se inicio tratamiento con aciclovir (30 mg/kg/dia) y metilprednisolona (30 mg/kg por dosis).
As a matter of fact, an antiviral drug called aciclovir must be administered within the first three days of outbreak.