It is an antiviral drug used in the treatment of infections caused by the varicella - zoster virus and herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, including chickenpox, herpetic stomatitis, cold sores, genital herpes and The herpes zoster.
This drug prevents viral replication by decreasing the extent and duration of the disease.
Acyclovir is a drug belonging to the class of antivirals, being indicated in the treatment of infections by viruses, especially those of the family of Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, Herpes Zoster, Varicella.
Aciclovir is used to treat infections caused by certain types of virus. Treats lip sores around the mouth (caused by herpes simplex), zoster (caused by shingles), and varicella.This medication is also used to treat genital herpes outbreaks.
In people with frequent outbreaks, acyclovir is used to help reduce the number of episodes in the future.
Indicated for the treatment of Herpetic infections of all type: Herpes simplex 1 and 2, Herpes Zoster, Varicella herpes simplex genital in its initial phase and mucocutaneous herpes simplex in immunocompromised patients.
Aciclovir is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by Herpes simplex virus in the skin and mucous membranes including initial and recurrent genital herpes. Also indicated in the treatment of Varicella and Herpes Zoster virus infections. It has a beneficial effect on pain and can reduce the incidence of post-herpetic neuralgia.