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Indications of Famciclovir

  • Author:Hubei Ocean Biotech Co,.LTd
  • Source:www.oceanchinachem.com
  • Release on :2016-06-09

Famciclovir is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of variousherpesvirus infections, most commonly for herpes zoster (shingles). It is a prodrug form of penciclovir with improved oral bioavailability. Famciclovir is marketed under the trade name Famvir (Novartis).

On August 24, 2007, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of famciclovir.

Generic Famciclovir Tablets (125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg) are manufactured by TEVA Pharmaceuticals and Mylan Pharmaceuticals.

Famciclovir is indicated for the treatment of herpes zoster (shingles),[4] treatment of herpes simplex virus 2 (genital herpes),[5] herpes labialis (cold sores) in immunocompetent patients[6] and for the suppression of recurring episodes of herpes simplex virus 2. It is also indicated for treatment of recurrent episodes of herpes simplex in HIV patients.

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