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A synthetic nucleoside analog, C14H19N5O4, used to treat herpes simplex and herpes zoster infections.

[fam-, origin unknown + -ciclovir, antiviral drug suffix (from acyclovir).]


n famciclovir m
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For antimicrobial prophylaxis, prescribe acyclovir, valcyclovir, or famvir starting 1 day before the procedure and continuing for 10-14 days.
recently filed an application for approval of the antiviral agent Famvir, which was developed in Japan jointly with Maruho Co.
The company added the Famciclovir tablets, 125 mg, 250 mg and 500 mg are the generic version of Novartis' Famvir.
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Tyring receives research funding and is on the speakers bureau for Novartis, which makes Famvir, and Glaxo-SmithKline, which makes Valtrex.
Tyring receives research funding from and is on the speakers' bureaus for Novar-tis and GlaxoSmithKline, the respective manufacturers of Famvir and Valtrex.
It already has a sponsor: Single Day FAMVIR (a treatment for genital herpes, cold sores and shingles, if you must know).
won approval for its generic version of Novartis AG's Famvir herpes treatment.
There was no difference in side effects between patients using Famvir and placebo patients in the study that led to approval of the genital herpes indication, said Dr.
Famvir significantly reduced the time to healing of non-aborted lesions, as well as time to resolution of studied symptoms in RGH patients with lesions by almost two days.
Prescription antiviral medicines--including Zovirax (acyclovir), Famvir (famciclovir), and Valtrex (valacyclovir)--may help speed healing and reduce shingles pain if taken within the first 72 hours of symptoms.
Competition authorities required the group to wash their hands of a number of drugs before the merger could be completed including herpes treatment Famvir and Vectavir and anti-nausea drug Kytril.