Safety of famciclovir in patients with herpes zoster and genital herpes.

  title={Safety of famciclovir in patients with herpes zoster and genital herpes.},
  author={Robin Saltzman and R Jurewicz and R. Boon},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  volume={38 10},
Safety reporting from individual ongoing and completed clinical studies has demonstrated that famciclovir, the well-absorbed oral form of the antiherpesvirus agent penciclovir, has been well tolerated by more than 3,000 individuals worldwide. An integrated safety evaluation has been performed and includes over 1,600 patients from 11 completed, randomized, double-blind clinical trials and 2 open trials. The famciclovir population consisted of 816 herpes zoster patients (four trials), 409… CONTINUE READING


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