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Acyclovir

Acyclovir
Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus in the body. Acyclovir will not cure herpes, but it can lessen the symptoms of the infection. Acyclovir is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, such as genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, and chicken pox. Acyclovir may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Acyclovir
DRUG TYPE
Skin Infections

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