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Acyclovir - Chemistry - About.com
This is the chemical structure of acyclovir. ... Updated August 28, 2014. The molecular formula for acyclovir is C. 8 H 11 N 5 O 3 . Photo Credit: Fvasconcellos/ PD.
Herpes Simplex - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
Acyclovir. Acyclovir (Zovirax) is the standard nucleoside for treating many HSV infections. It penetrates most body tissues, including the cerebrospinal fluid that ...
Chicken Pox Treatment - Dermatology - About.com
Acyclovir has not been shown to decrease the rate of complications in otherwise healthy children who get chicken pox. Oral acyclovir is more strongly ...
Herpes Simplex - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
Oral acyclovir may be prescribed for seven to 10 days during primary infections; benefit occurs within one to three days if the drug is started promptly.
Treatments for Fever Blisters and Cold Sores
Zovirax (Acyclovir 5% cream) is also FDA approved for the treatment of recurrent cold sores. In studies, frequent application of the cream reduced the time to ...
Zovirax (acyclovir) - Aids/HIV - About.com
Sep 26, 2013 ... A fact sheet for Zovirax (acyclovir) ... For more information: For more information on Acyclovir try About.com's Drug Finder. More drug fact sheets ...
Treatment Regimens for Genital Herpes - Dermatology - About.com
These medications are acyclovir, valaclovir, and famcyclovir. Acyclovir was one of the first medications to be used for viral infections including herpes. It works by.
Cold Sores or Fever Blisters in Children - Pediatrics - About.com
Although there are several medicines available to treat cold sores in children, the main one that is available for children is acyclovir. This cold sore medicine ...
Canker Sore Remedies That Actually Work - Dental Care - About.com
Zovirax (Acyclovir) is an antiviral drug that may be prescribed for cases where there are multiple, very painful canker sores. Corticoid Steroids - Although rare, ...
FDA Approves Zovirax for Cold Sores - Dermatology - About.com
Oct 29, 2004 ... ... ZOVIRAX (acyclovir) Cream for the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in adults and adolescents (12 years of age and older).
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