acyclovir

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Synonyms for acyclovir

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

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In the Sullivan et al study7 (which showed no benefit of adding aciclovir to steroids) the mean HouseBrackmann grade was 3.6, whereas the mean score was 4.3 in the Hato et al study, which reported a significant benefit of adding valaciclovir (97 versus 90 percent).21
"Moreover, aciclovir does not effectively reduce the risk of HIV transmission or acquisition in HSV-2 seropositive people," the investigators noted, adding that this discrepancy between potent suppression of symptoms and failure to prevent transmission is not well understood.
In more severe cases, your doctor may give you aciclovir tablets that have to be taken five times a day.?
Se inicio la administracion de liquidos intravenosos y, dada la presencia de las lesiones en la cavidad oral, se sospecho infeccion por virus herpes simple, por lo cual iniciaron tratamiento con aciclovir y, debido al mal estado general del paciente, se inicio cubrimiento empirico con ceftriaxona y oxacilina.
The data were collected in Botswana, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia as part of a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of aciclovir, a drug used to treat herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
Reporting in The Lancet, scientists said that aciclovir does have a braking effect that is modest but could become a useful option for doctors, reports The BBC.
The patient was initially treated with aciclovir, but polymerase chain reaction for herpes simplex virus proved negative.
Se llevo a cabo un estudio explicativo de tipo experimental y prospectivo, donde se aplicaron dos tipos de tratamientos, el convencional con aciclovir por via oral y topica y el laser de baja potencia, como unico tratamiento.
* Acyclovir and cyclosporin become aciclovir and cictosporin respectively.
He was diagnosed clinically with herpes proctitis and treated with aciclovir tablets.