acyclovir


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Synonyms for acyclovir

an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes

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9) In recent years, it has been reported that oral valacyclovir and intravenous acyclovir yield comparable results.
This fully compliant approach combines the extensive acyclovir in vitro release testing and in vitro skin permeation testing expertise of Diteba with the relevant clinical and statistical capabilities of Nutrasource's regulated products division.
A randomized single-blind comparative study concluded that the bee product propolis was more effective in the treatment of gential herpes than either placebo or acyclovir, a herpes drug marketed under the trade name Xouirax (5).
Group A patient were given Acyclovir dose as per the body wt.
Adding topical acyclovir to oral acyclovir doesn't produce additional benefit (SOR: B, RCTs).
Antiviral agents licensed currently for the treatment of herpesvirus infections include acyclovir and its derivatives, nucleoside analogues which function as DNA chain terminators, ultimately preventing elongation of viral DNA (De Clercq 2004).
Patients hold the tablet in place for 30 seconds, and acyclovir is absorbed into the labial mucosa for the next 6-8 hours.
The order for acyclovir was written as "acyclovir (unknown dose) with HD", meaning haemodialysis.
An early use of acyclovir without waiting for further tests can save the life of patients and significantly reduce the mortality and morbidity of patients.
Conclusion: Acyclovir and prednisolone in combination is more beneficial than prednisolone alone in the treatment of Bell's palsy.
Three-quarters of the neonates were started on intravenous acyclovir within 1 day after hospital admission.
A brief literature review is included to emphasize the importance of using the antiviral prophylaxis acyclovir in patients treated with bortezemib.
Treatment of herpes in pregnancy usually involves either acyclovir or valacyclovir.
Acyclovir therapy does not reduce the risk of HIV-1 transmission in people with concurrent herpes simplex 2 infections, according to results from a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of 3,360 couples from 14 sites in Africa.