valacyclovir

Known as: valacyclovir [Chemical/Ingredient], Valaciclovirum, L-Valine, 2-((2-amino-1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-9H-purin-9-yl)methoxy)ethyl ester 
The hydrochloride salt of the L-valyl ester of the antiviral drug acyclovir. Orally administered, valacyclovir is rapidly converted to acyclovir… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has now been established as the causative agent of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
These recommendations represent the first statement by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on the use of a… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection is common among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons, and… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of valacyclovir and prednisolone in comparison with those of placebo and prednisolone for… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Both preemptive therapy and universal prophylaxis are used to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease after transplantation… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic data suggest that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with increased… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Vestibular neuritis is the second most common cause of peripheral vestibular vertigo. Its assumed cause is a… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Valacyclovir exhibits better oral absorption and higher, more prolonged serum concentrations than oral acyclovir. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Valacyclovir is a prodrug of the antiviral agent acyclovir and it does not contain a peptide bond in its structure. We studied… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a ubiquitous human alphaherpesvirus that causes varicella (chicken pox) and herpes zoster… (More)
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