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  1. Aciclovir eye ointment (Zovirax)

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    Aciclovir eye ointment (Zovirax), If you normally wear contact lenses, use glasses instead while you are using this eye ointment. About aciclovir eye ointment T...

  2. Aciclovir for viral infections (Zovirax)

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    Aciclovir for viral infections (Zovirax), This leaflet provides information on how to take aciclovir tablets and medicine. Information about the topical forms of aciclovir (...

  3. Aciclovir cream (Cymex Ultra, Virasorb, Zovirax)

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    Aciclovir cream (Cymex Ultra, Virasorb, Zovirax), See the separate leaflets called Aciclovir for viral infections and Aciclovir eye ointment for more information about o...

  4. Antiviral Medication for Genital Herpes

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    Antiviral medicines such as aciclovir, famciclovir, and valaciclovir are used to treat genital herpes infection. They do not clear the virus completely from the body, so the symptoms may come...

  5. Genital Herpes in Pregnancy

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    Manufacturers advise use only when benefit exceeds risk. [ 2 ] There is no evidence of an increased incidence of birth defects with either aciclovir or other standard antivirals. [ 3 ] Howeve...

  6. Cold Sores

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    Antiviral cream Aciclovir (Zovirax®) can be bought over-the-counter (OTC) at pharmacies. This does not kill the virus but prevents the virus from multiplying. , oral herpes simplex ...

  7. Herpes Simplex Eye Infections

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    The role of this procedure in managing this disease is decreasing as primary management of the acute phase has improved considerably over the period of a few decades. [ 10 ] The risk of recurrence ca...

  8. Chickenpox

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    Secondary infection may require antibiotics. Aciclovir should be considered if the patient presents within 24 hours, or has severe chickenpox or if they are at risk of complications.

  9. Encephalitis

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    Treatment includes antiviral medication such as aciclovir. However, this is not effective against all viruses that can cause encephalitis. Some people can recover from encephalitis and have f...

  10. Eczema Herpeticum

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    An antiviral medicine such as aciclovir is usually very successful for treating eczema herpeticum. It may be given as a liquid or a tablet. , eczema eczema herpeticum human herpes viruses ...

  11. Kl├╝ver-Bucy Syndrome

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    Management General points Patients need careful monitoring to prevent bulimia and consequent obesity but also to prevent uninhibited and inappropriate sexual activity, which has been reported...

  12. Genital Herpes Simplex

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    Alternative five-day courses are: Aciclovir 200 mg five times daily. Aciclovir 400 mg three times daily. Valaciclovir 500 mg twice daily. , sexually transmitted diseas...

  13. Oral Herpes Simplex

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    Topical antiviral agents: Aciclovir 5% (age range is not specified by the manufacturer). The benefits of topical antivirals are small and cold sores usually resolve within 7-10 days e...

  14. Encephalitis

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    In any case of possible encephalitis, prompt treatment with aciclovir by intravenous infusion, to cover herpes simplex. Aciclovir can be life-saving but must be started immediately t...

  15. Viral Skin Infections

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    Treatment of herpes gladiatorum is with oral aciclovir or similar agents and is most effective if commenced at the first symptoms of an outbreak.

  16. Antimicrobial Eye Preparations

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    Antibiotics used - depending on the pathogen: ceftriaxone ( N. gonorrhoeae ), erythromycin ( C. trachomatis ), aciclovir (herpes simplex virus). All cases will be swabbed and antimicrobials ...

  17. Mollaret's Meningitis

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    (This is probably because the disease is so rare that it is impossible to get even a small series.) Aciclovir if HSV is shown on PCR testing. [ 1 ] Prognosis Herpes simplex e...

  18. Primary Cold Sore Infection

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    An antiviral medicine (such as aciclovir ) is sometimes prescribed if the symptoms are severe. It is taken by mouth, rather than the topical creams used to rub on cold sores. , oral herpes s...

  19. Valaciclovir for viral infections (Valtrex)

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    Once inside your body it is broken down into an active ingredient called aciclovir. It is used to treat infections caused by two common viruses - herpes zoster and herpes simplex.

  20. Antenatal Infections and their Consequences

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    In recurrent HSV infection, risk of neonatal herpes is low, even if lesions are present at time of delivery (0-3% for vaginal delivery). Aciclovir may not be needed but daily suppression with...