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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 ...
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.
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 ...
Chicken Pox Treatment - Dermatology - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Acyclovir (Zovirax) is an anti-viral drug that may be used to treat chicken pox. In uncomplicated cases acyclovir taken 5 times a day has been ...
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  ...
Treatments for Fever Blisters and Cold Sores
May 30, 2014 ... Zovirax (Acyclovir 5% cream) is also FDA approved for the treatment of recurrent cold sores. In studies, frequent application of the cream ...
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).
Herpes Simplex - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
Oral acyclovir also protects against stromal keratitis in patients with a history of it. Trifluridine or cidofovir may also be protective against it. Neither drug, however ...
Cold Sores or Fever Blisters in Children - Pediatrics - About.com
May 28, 2014 ... Although there are several medicines available to treat cold sores in children, the main one that is available for children is acyclovir. This cold ...
Effect of the Herpes Simplex Virus on Mother and Infant - Dermatology
May 29, 2014 ... All infants suspected of having a herpes simplex virus infection should be treated with IV acyclovir. The length of treatment is determined by the ...
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