antivirals

antivirals is a topic covered in the Davis's Drug Guide.

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General Use

Acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir are used in the management of herpes virus infections. Acyclovir and valacyclovir are also used in the management of chickenpox. Baloxavir, oseltamivir, peramivir, and zanamivir are used primarily in the prevention and/or treatment of influenza infection. Cidofovir, ganciclovir, valganciclovir, and foscarnet are used in the prevention and/or treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Penciclovir, famciclovir, valacyclovir, and docosanol are used in the treatment and prevention of oral-facial herpes simplex.

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General Use

Acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir are used in the management of herpes virus infections. Acyclovir and valacyclovir are also used in the management of chickenpox. Baloxavir, oseltamivir, peramivir, and zanamivir are used primarily in the prevention and/or treatment of influenza infection. Cidofovir, ganciclovir, valganciclovir, and foscarnet are used in the prevention and/or treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. Penciclovir, famciclovir, valacyclovir, and docosanol are used in the treatment and prevention of oral-facial herpes simplex.

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