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Acivir - Antiviral agent. Thymidine kinase of virus-infected cells actively converts Acivir through a series of sequential reactions in the mono-, di- and triphosphate of acyclovir. The latter interacts with the viral DNA polymerase, and embedded in DNA, which is synthesized for new viruses. Thus it is formed a "defective" viral DNA which leads to suppression of replication of new generations of viruses.

This mediciine Acivir is active against Herpes Simplex virus types 1 and 2, Varicella Zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus.

Acilovir belongs to the family of medicines called antivirals, which are used to treat infections caused by viruses. Usually these medicines work for only one kind or group of virus infections. Acivir is used to treat the symptoms of chickenpox, shingles, herpes virus infections of the genitals (sex organs), the skin, the brain, and mucous membranes (lips and mouth), and widespread herpes virus infections in newborns. Acivir is also used to prevent recurrent genital herpes infections. Although Acivir will not cure herpes, it does help relieve the pain and discomfort and helps the sores (if any) heal faster. Aciclovir is marketed under trade names such as Cyclovir, Herpex, Acivir, Acivirax, Zovirax, Aciclovir (Sanofi-Aventis) and Zovir (GSK).

Acivir is an anti-viral medicine. It is used to treat certain viral infections such as chickenpox, shingles, cold sores and genital herpes. It relieves the pain and promotes healing of the sores. It can also be used to prevent repeated outbreaks of genital herpes. Acivir does not cure shingles, chickenpox or genital herpes. It does not prevent you from passing the infection to other people.

Indications: herpes simplex infections

Indications: herpes labialis

Herpes Zoster Infections:Zovirax is indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles).Genital Herpes:Zovirax is indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Chickenpox:Zovirax is indicated for the treatment of chickenpox (varicella).

Herpes zoster infections: Aciclovir is indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Genital herpes: Aciclovir is indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Chickenpox: Aciclovir is indicated for the treatment of chickenpox (varicella).

Herpes Zoster: is indicated for the treatment of herpes zoster (shingles).Genital Herpes: is indicated for the treatment or suppression of genital herpes in immunocompetent individuals and for the suppression of recurrent genital herpes in HIV-infected individuals. When used as suppressive therapy in immunocompetent individuals with genital herpes, the risk of heterosexual transmission to susceptible partners is reduced. Safer sex practices should be used with suppressive therapy. Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis): is indicated for the treatment of cold sores (herpes labialis).

Acivir Spirig Pharma is an antiviral agent. Thymidine kinase of virus-infected cells actively converts Acivir through a series of sequential reactions in the mono-, di- and triphosphate of acyclovir. The latter interacts with the viral DNA polymerase, and embedded in DNA, which is synthesized for new viruses. Thus it is formed a "defective" viral DNA which leads to suppression of replication of new generations of viruses.

CLOVIR cream is indicated for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infection of the skin including initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.

Indications: Genital herpes Simplex.

Mucocutaneous H Simplex, H simplex encephalitis, H Simplex keratitis, Herpes zoster, Chicken pox.

Ophthalmic ointment is useful for the treatment of keratitis caused by Herpes simplex virus.

Infections of skin caused by Herpes simplex virus.

This includes initial and recurrent genital herpes and herpes labialis.

Active ingredients: Acyclovir
Unit description, dosagePrice, USD
Cream; Topical; Acyclovir 5%
Injectable; Injection; Acyclovir Sodium 250 mg
Injectable; Injection; Acyclovir Sodium 500 mg
ACIVIR Dispersible Tablet / 200mg (10 units)$ 1.24
ACIVIR Dispersible Tablet / 400mg (5 units)$ 1.19
ACIVIR Dispersible Tablet / 800mg (5 units)$ 2.05
ACIVIR Injection / 25mg per ml (10ml units)$ 6.48
Acivir 200mg DT-TAB / 10$ 1.17
Acivir 400mg DT-TAB / 5$ 1.44
Acivir 800mg DT-TAB / 5$ 1.94
Acivir 25mg IV- BAG / 10ml$ 5.94
Acivir 5% CRM / 5g$ 0.79
Acivir 3% w/v OP-OINT / 5g$ 0.74
200 mg x 10's$ 1.17
400 mg x 5's$ 1.44
800 mg x 5's$ 1.94
25 mg x 10ml$ 5.94
Injectable; Injection; Acyclovir 25 mg
Ointment; Ophthalmic; Acyclovir 3%
Tablets, Dispersible; Oral; Acyclovir 200 mg
Tablets, Dispersible; Oral; Acyclovir 400 mg
Tablets, Dispersible; Oral; Acyclovir 800 mg
Acivir 25 mg Injection$ 5.94
Acivir Skin 5 gm Cream$ 0.95
Acivir Eye 5 gm Ointment$ 0.78
Acivir 25mg AMP / 10ml$ 5.94

List of acivir brand and generic drugs

Aciveral
ACIVIR (topical)
ACIVIR (topical) Cream/ Gel/ Ointment / 5% (5gm units)$ 0.84
Acivir DT
Acivir DT 400 mg Tablet$ 0.29
Acivir DT 200 mg Tablet$ 0.15
Acivir DT 800 mg Tablet$ 0.49
ACIVIR EYE OINT.
ACIVIR EYE OINT. Cream/ Gel/ Ointment / 3% (5gm units)$ 0.74
Aciviran
Acivirax
Acivirex (El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua)
Acivirol (Colombia)
AciVision (Germany)
Acklab (Italy)
Acloriv
Acloriv Skin 5 gm Cream$ 0.69
Acloriv DT
Acloriv DT 400 mg Tablet$ 0.19
Acloriv DT 200 mg Tablet$ 0.11
Aclova (Pakistan)
Aclovia (Vietnam)
Aclovia 250 mg x 1 tuyùp x 5 g
Aclovir (Taiwan)
Aclovir 5 % x 1 g
Aclovir 5 % x 5 g x 36's
Aclovir 5 % x 5 g x 144's
Aclovir 5 % x 200 g
Aclovir 250mg VIAL / 1$ 7.89
Aclovir 200 mg Tablet$ 0.10
Aclovir DT
Aclovir DT 200 mg Tablet$ 0.10
Aclovirax (Hong Kong)
Actidas (Japan)
Actios (Japan)
Activir (Austria, France, South Africa)
Cream; Topical; Acyclovir 5%
Acvirax
Acvirax 800 mg Tablet$ 0.40
Acvirax DT
Acvirax DT 400 mg Tablet$ 0.24
Acy (Italy)
Acyclo-V (Australia, Israel)
Tablet; Oral; Acyclovir 200 mg
Tablet; Oral; Acyclovir 400 mg
Tablet; Oral; Acyclovir 800 mg
Tablets; Oral; Acyclovir 200 mg
Tablets; Oral; Acyclovir 400 mg
Tablets; Oral; Acyclovir 800 mg
Acyclor
Acyclor 200 mg Tablet$ 0.09
Acycloriv
Acyclostad (Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands)
Acyclostad Galmed (Slovakia)
Acyclovenir (Israel)

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