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Acyclovir (Zovirax)

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Acyclovir (Zovirax)

What is the Generic Name for Zovirax?

Acyclovir

What is the Trade Name for Acyclovir?

Zovirax

What are the Indications of Acyclovir (Zovirax)?

  • Genital herpes
  • Herpes zoster
  • Chicken pox

What are the Actions of Acyclovir (Zovirax)?

Interferes with viral DNA synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Acyclovir (Zovirax)?

Antiviral

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Acyclovir (Zovirax)?

Purine analogues

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Date Published - Jan 11, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 23, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.