famciclovir

<drug> A prodrug for an acyclovir-like active compound. It has especially high bioavailability and is an approved therapy for shingles and herpes simplex-2 (genital herpes). ... Proprietary name: Famvir. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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famciclovir

(fam-si´klo-vir) a prodrug of penciclovir that is converted to the active drug following administration, used in the treatment of herpes zoster, of genital herpes, and of mucocutaneous herpes simplex in immunocompromised patients; administered orally.
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Famciclovir

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. ==Indications== Famciclovir is indicated for the treatment of herpes zoster (shingles), treatment of herpes si...
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