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  • n. A guanine analogue antiviral drug, a prodrug form of penciclovir, used for the treatment of herpesvirus infections such as shingles.

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Examples

  • About a third of those elephants survived after receiving the antiviral drug famciclovir, which is used to treat the virus in humans.

    SplicedFeed

  • Though it's impossible to get rid of the herpes virus, three drugs -- acyclovir, famciclovir and valacyclovir -- can help shorten lesion time and reduce shedding of the virus.

    Better Safe Than Sorry

  • These agents, which include famciclovir, gancyclovir, acyclovir, and lobucavir, are being tested in clinical trials throughout the world.

    DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK

  • Ongoing studies regarding famciclovir, as well as other agents such as FTC and adefovir dipivoxil, will determine the true place of these medications in the treatment of chronic HBV infection.

    DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK

  • Acyclovir or other anti-herpes drugs such as valacyclovir or famciclovir can help ease symptoms of whitlow, but they should go away on their own.

    The Seattle Times

  • Products based on antiviral substances such as aciclovir, penciclovir, famciclovir and valaciclovir are the most commonly used treatment options.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Teva launched its generic famciclovir tablets in the U.S. in September 2007.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA settles famciclovir patent litigation with Novartis

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • New England Journal of Medicine suppressing dissenting evidence favoring unnecessary cervical biopsy industry, complains HiFi DNA Tech president Public health researchers at UNC to lead multi-state initiative to prevent cervical cancer Researchers discover chemical compound to combat malaria and bacterial diseases Teva Pharmaceuticals USA settles famciclovir patent litigation with Novartis U.S.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., has signed an agreement with Novartis to settle patent litigation involving Teva's U.S. generic version of Novartis 'Famvir® (famciclovir) 125 mg,

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

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