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Aciclovir

Aciclovir (ACV), also known as acyclovir, is an antiviral medication. It is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox...

Last Update: 2021-02-17T19:31:39Z Word Count : 3532 Synonim Aciclovir

Corneal ulcer

ulceration caused by herpes virus may respond to antivirals like topical acyclovir ointment instilled at least five times a day. Alongside, supportive therapy...

Last Update: 2021-02-25T18:01:28Z Word Count : 1455 Synonim Corneal ulcer

Genital herpes

suppressive therapy, which consists of daily antiviral treatment using acyclovir, valacyclovir or famciclovir. Suppressive therapy may be useful in those...

Last Update: 2020-12-24T01:59:03Z Word Count : 1939 Synonim Genital herpes

Neonatal conjunctivitis

most commonly Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia trachomatis. Antibiotic ointment is typically applied to the newborn's eyes within 1 hour of birth as prevention...

Last Update: 2021-02-06T02:30:57Z Word Count : 1243 Synonim Neonatal conjunctivitis

Herpes simplex keratitis

ophthalmic ointment and Trifluridine eye drops have similar effectiveness but are more effective than Idoxuridine and Vidarabine eye drops. Oral acyclovir is...

Last Update: 2020-12-01T22:48:33Z Word Count : 1404 Synonim Herpes simplex keratitis

Idoxuridine

is available as either a 0.5% ophthalmic ointment or as a 0.1% ophthalmic solution. The dosage of the ointment is every 4 hours during day and once before...

Last Update: 2021-02-10T17:47:41Z Word Count : 515 Synonim Idoxuridine

Bell's palsy

McKinstry B, et al. (October 2007). "Early treatment with prednisolone or acyclovir in Bell's palsy". The New England Journal of Medicine. 357 (16): 1598–607...

Last Update: 2021-02-08T13:30:28Z Word Count : 4042 Synonim Bell's palsy

Ketoprofen

other agents which may be useful, such as cyclobenzaprine, amitriptyline, acyclovir, gabapentin, orphenadrine and other drugs used as NSAIDs or adjuvant,...

Last Update: 2021-02-27T11:33:01Z Word Count : 1638 Synonim Ketoprofen

Vidarabine

metabolically stable than many of the other current antivirals such as acyclovir and ganciclovir. Viral strains resistant to vidarabine show changes in...

Last Update: 2021-02-04T13:20:07Z Word Count : 1767 Synonim Vidarabine

Amikacin

nephrotoxicity. Such drugs include other aminoglycosides; the antiviral acyclovir; the antifungal amphotericin B; the antibiotics bacitracin, capreomycin...

Last Update: 2020-12-24T14:28:52Z Word Count : 3844 Synonim Amikacin

Self-microemulsifying drug delivery system

alprostadil (intraurethral use), probucol, itraconazole, fenofibrate, acyclovir, simvastatin, xibornol, silymarin, alpha-asarone, enilconazole, puerarin...

Last Update: 2020-12-11T19:36:22Z Word Count : 3170 Synonim Self-microemulsifying drug delivery system

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Aciclovir

Aciclovir (ACV), also known as acyclovir, is an antiviral medication. It is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles. Other uses include prevention of cytomegalovirus infections following transplant and severe complications of Epstein-Barr virus infection. It can be taken by mouth, applied as a cream, or injected.Common side effects include nausea and diarrhea. Potentially serious side effects include kidney problems and low platelets. Greater care is recommended in those with poor liver or kidney function. It is generally considered safe for use in pregnancy with no harm having been observed. It appears to be safe during breastfeeding. Aciclovir is a nucleoside analogue that mimics guanosine. It works by decreasing the production of the virus's DNA.Aciclovir was patented in 1974, and approved for medical use in 1981. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the safest and most effective medicines needed in a health system. It is available as a generic medication and is marketed under many brand names worldwide. In 2017, it was the 166th most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than three million prescriptions.


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