is an antiviral guanosine analogue with proven efficacy against various viral agents, primarily HSV infections.
Canadian diagnostics company Diteba has developed a novel in vitro approach to qualify acyclovir
cream products for biowaiver status in accordance with the recently released FDA draft guidance on acyclovir
, the company said.
Nucleoside analogues such as acyclovir
and penciclovir are some drugs approved for the treatment of Herpes simplex virus (3).
PR is a self-limiting disease but because of extensive rash, prolong duration, and uncertain etiology various therapeutic agent has because used for the treatment of this disorder like, bland emollients, antihistamine, oral corticosteroid in severe cases, Dapsone, acyclovir
A / ORAL AND INTRAVENOUS (IV) ACYCLOVIR
each shorten the duration of pain for a first primary outbreak of herpes by about 50%; topical acyclovir
shortens it by about 25% (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, small randomized controlled trials [RCTs] with some methodological flaws).
Antiviral agents frequently applied for treatment of herpesvirus infections include acyclovir
and its derivatives.
ALBUQUERQUE -- A single buccal application of acyclovir
delayed recurrence of herpes labialis by an average of 100 days, compared with placebo, according to the results of a randomized, double-blind, phase III study.
Dab on acyclovir
cream as soon as you feel this to reduce severity.
An example involved a 62-year-old patient on haemodialysis who was treated for a viral infection with the drug acyclovir
Laboratory diagnosis was based on pleocytosis with predominant lymphocytes, low glucose and high proteins and confirmation by polymerase chain reaction test (PCR) and empirical use of acyclovir
The objective of this study was to find out whether prednisolone and acyclovir
given in combination is superior to prednisolone alone.
The known adverse dermatological effects of acyclovir
, including erythema, inflammation, and phlebitis at the site of intravenous infusion, occur in [less than or equal to]16% of patients, presumably due to the alkaline nature of the solution (reconstituted acyclovir
has a pH of 10-11) (1).