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a·cy·clo·vir

 (ā-sī′klō-vîr, -klə-)
n.
A synthetic purine nucleoside analog, C8H10N5O3, derived from guanine and used in the treatment of herpes simplex, herpes zoster, and varicella-zoster virus infections.

[acyclo(guanosine) (a- + cyclo- + guanosine) + (anti)vir(al).]

acyclovir

(eɪˈsaɪkləʊˌvɪə)
n
an antiviral drug used to treat herpes. Formula: C8H11N5O3

a•cy•clo•vir

(eɪˈsaɪ kloʊˌvɪər, -klə-)

n.
a synthetic crystalline compound, C18H11N5O3, used as an antiviral drug in the treatment of herpes infections.
[1980–85]
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Noun1.acyclovir - an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpesacyclovir - an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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acyclovir

n aciclovir m
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Consumption (number of tablets or capsules) / 2 years: Aciclovir 200 mg tbl, J05ab01 22460, Aciclovir 400 mg tbl j05ab01 73600, Aciclovir 800 mg tbl j05ab01 11130, Inosinum pranobexum 500 mg tbl * j05ax05 19500, Lamivudine 100 mg tbl ** j05af05 14616, Oseltamivirum 75 mg cps j05ah02 10240, Ribavirin 200 mg tbl j05ab04 11424, Ritonavir 100 mg tbl j05ae03 5160, Ritonavir 50 mg, Lopinavir 200 mg tbl j05ar10 37920.
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En vista de estos hallazgos y el nexo epidemiologico de un hijo con varicela, se considera este diagnostico y se inicia manejo con aciclovir 750 mg endovenoso cada ocho horas.
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To demonstrate that the number of experiments does not need to be unlimited in order to get a good representation of the relevant crystal forms, we have tested a "scientifically well-founded" number of experimental conditions on a well-known API: Aciclovir has been reported in literature to have six different polymorphic forms--our screening set-up revealed five of these forms
Statement 7 Children with atopic eczema who have suspected eczema herpeticum receive immediate treatment with systemic aciclovir and are referred for same-day specialist dermatological advice.
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