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val·a·cy·clo·vir

 (văl′ə-sī′klō-vîr′)
n.
A nucleoside analog, C13H20N6O4, that is a prodrug of acyclovir and is used in its hydrochloride form to treat herpes simplex and herpes zoster infections.

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valacyclovir

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Multiple treatments were administered by the patient's general physician with no effect on the course of the disease: amoxicillin (1 g 2x/d), valaciclovir (1 g 3x/d), pristinamycin (1 g 2x/d), ceftriaxone (1 g 4x/d), and doxycycline (100 mg 2x/d).
Valganciclovir [3], valaciclovir [155], and fenofibrate [156] may exacerbate MMF induced leucopenia.
Valaciclovir for the suppression of recurrent genital herpes simplex virus infection: a large-scale dose range-finding study.
More recently, with a higher bioavailability, oral agents such as famciclovir [4] and valaciclovir [5, 6] have been advocated as a replacement for initially administered intravenous and subsequently oral acyclovir.
Lang et al., "Valaciclovir for the suppression of recurrent genital herpes simplex virus infection: a large-scale dose range-finding study," Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
Valaciclovir versus acyclovir in the treatment of first-episode genital herpes infection.
Comparison of valaciclovir and acyclovir for the treatment of herpes zoster in immunocompetent patients over 50 years of age: A cost-consequence model.
Stjernquist-Desatnik et al., "Prednisolone and valaciclovir in Bell's palsy: a randomised, doubleblind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial," The Lancet Neurology, vol.