famciclovir


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fam·ci·clo·vir

 (făm-sī′klō-vîr′)
n.
A synthetic nucleoside analog, C14H19N5O4, used to treat herpes simplex and herpes zoster infections.

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

n famciclovir m
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Acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir may be used, with typical treatment courses ranging from 10 to 14 days or until all mucocutaneous lesions are healed.
Famciclovir and valacyclovir possess more efficient pharmacokinetic profiles and are just as safe and well tolerated.
Treatment--Oral Acyclovir 400mg, 5 times a day or Famciclovir 125500 mg 3 times a day.
Certain drugs have been proposed for the treatment of FeHV-1 ocular infections, including bromovinyldeoxyuridine, cidofovir, famciclovir, N-(2-hydroxy propyl) methacrylamide (HPMA), penciclovir, ribavirin, valacyclovir, vidarabine, foscarnet and lactoferrin (MALIK et al., 2009).
Clinical strategies for recurrent herpes labialis (RHL) range from observation to chronic suppressive therapy with nucleoside derivatives (acyclovir, valacyclovir, and famciclovir).
(4) Anti-viral drugs including acyclovir, vidarabine, famciclovir, valacyclovir, pencyclovir are widely used in the treatment of HSV-1 infection.
WASHINGTON--Single-day famciclovir therapy was similar in safety and efficacy to a 3-day course of valacyclovir in the first head-to-head comparison of the two oral medications for the treatment of recurrent genital herpes.
Treatment with topical trifluridine in OS and systemic famciclovir was started.
WASHINGTON -- Single-day famciclovir therapy was similar in safety and efficacy to a 3-day course of valacyclovir in the first head-to-head comparison of the two oral medications for the treatment of recurrent genital herpes.
Drugs like aciclovir, valaciclovir and famciclovir are sometimes needed to treat complicating herpes simplex infections.
Acyclovir (ACV), valaciclovir, famciclovir, and cidofovir have been used for the treatment of HSV infection and associated diseases (Cassady and Whitley, 1997).