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  1. Your doctor has ordered acyclovir, an antiviral agent, to help treat your infection. The medication will be added to an intravenous fluid that will drip ...
  2. Acyclovir cream is used to treat cold sores (fever blisters; blisters that are caused by a virus called herpes simplex) on the face or lips. Acyclovir ointment is used to treat first outbreaks of ...
  3. Acyclovir is used to decrease pain and speed the healing of sores or blisters in people who ... the genitals and rectum from time to time). Acyclovir is also sometimes used to prevent outbreaks of ...
  4. Guide to Your Health Care: After Heart Transplantation (International Transplant Nurses Society) - PDF  
    ... vomiting, wheezing, chills and fever. Heart Handbook 27 Acyclovir (Zovirax ® ), Valacyclovir (Valtrex ® ), Famciclovir (Famvir ® ) Purpose: Acyclovir is a medication used in the treatment of ...
  5. Shingles: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... Tel: 301-496-6308 888-346-3656 Glossary acyclovir —one of three available antiviral drugs that can ...
  6. ... delivery. For this reason, preventive antiviral therapy with acyclovir is often recommended for women with one or ... antiviral medications are used to treat genital herpes: acyclovir (Zovirax®), famciclovir (Famvir®), and valacyclovir (Valtrex®). They are ...
  7. Travelers' Health: Varicella (Chickenpox) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... otherwise healthy children with varicella. Treatment with oral acyclovir should be considered for people at increased risk ... short, intermittent, or aerosolized courses of corticosteroids. Intravenous acyclovir is recommended for immunocompromised people, including patients being ...
  8. Herpetic Whitlow (Logical Images)  
    ... prevent spread of the infection to other people: Acyclovir pills Valacyclovir pills Famciclovir pills Topical acyclovir ointment These medications are usually taken for 7– ...
  9. Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes) (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center)  
    ... The standard treatment for HSV is the drug acyclovir, given orally (in pill form) from two to five times a day. Another form of acyclovir is valacyclovir. It can be taken just two ...
  10. Chickenpox Prevention and Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... receiving steroid therapy some groups of pregnant women Acyclovir, an antiviral medication, is licensed for treatment of chickenpox. For more information, see Acyclovir Treatment . Other antiviral medications that may also work ...
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