Acyclovir: an update of the clinical applications of this antiherpes agent.

@article{Fiddian1984AcyclovirAU,
  title={Acyclovir: an update of the clinical applications of this antiherpes agent.},
  author={A. P. Fiddian and D N Brigden and J M Yeo and E A Hickmott},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={1984},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={99-117}
}
This paper reviews the clinical evaluation of acyclovir in the treatment of herpes-virus infections, predominantly those due to herpes simplex and varicella-zoster viruses. Intravenous, oral and topical acyclovir have been reported to be effective in the therapy of a wide variety of established herpes simplex virus infections and the systemic drug has been shown to be capable of suppressing reactivation of that virus. Although acyclovir has less activity against varicella-zoster virus… CONTINUE READING

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