Acyclovir Pharmacology

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					Acyclovir Pharmacology and Indication

Acyclovir is acyclic purine nucleoside analogue active against herpes simplex virus,
varicella zoster, Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus. In the cell, undergo
phosphorylation acyclovir acyclovir triphosphate into an active form that inhibit the
herpes simplex virus DNA polymerase and viral DNA replication, thereby preventing viral
DNA synthesis without affecting normal cell processes.

Acyclovir Pharmacology
Acyclovir is an antiviral agent highly active in vitro against herpes simplex virus (HSV)
types I and II, and varicella zoster virus. Upon entry into the infected cell, the
phosphorylated form of the active compound Acyclovir Acyclovir trifosfate. The initial
phase of the process depends on the enzyme thymidine kinase viral-coded. Acyclovir
trifosfate act as inhibitors and as a false substrate for the herpes-specified DNA
polymerase which prevents viral DNA synthesis without affecting normal cellular
processes.

Treatment of herpes simplex virus infections of the skin and mucous membranes
including initial and recurrent genital herpes / recurrent, herpes zoster (shingles /
shingles / shingles). Preventing recurrence of herpes simplex infections in patients with
strong immune systems. Preventing herpes simplex infection in patients with poor
immune systems.

Another acyclovir pharmacology is a treatment of herpes simplex virus infections of the
skin and mucous membranes including initial and recurrent genital herpes / recurrent,
herpes zoster (shingles / shingles / shingles); preventing recurrence of herpes simplex
infections in patients with strong immune systems; preventing herpes simplex infection
in patients with poor immune systems.

Acyclovir Indication
Acyclovir indication such as treatment of herpes simplex virus on the skin and mucus
membranes, including initial and recurrent genital herpes; treatment of herpes zoster
and varicella infections; treatment of infections caused by the herpes simplex of the skin
and mucous membranes including initial and recurrent genital herpes, herpes simplex
infection prevention in immuno-compromised patients; treatment of herpes zoster
infection.

				
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