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In a meta-analysis of 7 randomized trials, 1,249 women with a history of genital herpes prior to or during pregnancy received prophylaxis with either acyclovir or valacyclovir versus placebo or no treatment at 36 weeks of gestation.
Valacyclovir and prednisolone treatment for Bell's palsy: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Valacyclovir is another antiviral drug with proven efficacy against HSVs.
A total of 7,276 swabs were collected during pritelivir therapy and 7,453 during valacyclovir therapy.
Acyclovir, valacyclovir, and famciclovir are assigned to pregnancy category B (Vallerand et al.
TABLE Antiviral dosing for the treatment of recurrent HSV-2*11 Acyclovir Valacyclovir Famciclovir Intermittent 400-800 mg 500 mg BID 125 mg BID for 5 days therapy TID for 5 days OR OR for 5 days 2 g repeated 1 g BID for 1 day (total in 12 hours of 2 tablets for each (total of recurrence) four 1 g tabs for each recurrence) Suppressive 400 mg BID 500 mg/d 250-500 mg BID therapy to 1 g/d (6 mo-1 y) HSV-2, herpes simplex virus-2.
Patients got valacyclovir or pritelivir for four weeks, neither compound for four weeks and then the other drug for another four weeks.
Valacyclovir is better absorbed than Acyclovir due to an active stereo selective transporter in intestinal brush border membrane.
A 4-month course of the oral antiviral agent valacyclovir boosted cognition in herpes simplex virus-1-seropositive patients with bipolar disorder and cognitive impairment in a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.
Acyclovir (Zovirax), valacyclovir (Valtrex) and famciclovir (Famvir) are all prescription antiviral drugs that are effective in treating genital herpes.
Her primary care physician had given her valacyclovir 1000 mg twice a day for 7 days, without resolution of symptoms.
Wockhardt USA's recent approvals include: clarithromycin IR tablets, fluticasone nasal spray, valacyclovir HCI caplets, carbidopa, entacapone, levodopa oral tablets and alfuzosine HCI ER tablets.