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Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Zovirax?

acyclovir

What is the Trade Name for acyclovir?

Zovirax

What are the Indications of Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

genital herpes, herpes zoster, chicken pox

What are the Actions of Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

interferes with viral DNA synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antiviral

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Acyclovir (Zovirax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

purine analogues

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Date Published - Aug 9, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 4, 2017

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