Friday, November 23, 2007
Treatment of herpes viruses infection
1-drug of choice for herpes simplex keratitis is TRIFLURIDINE, VIDARABINE.
2- drug of choice for herpes simplex orolabialis ( recurrent ) - PENCICLOVIR, VALACYCLOVIR, FAMCICLOVIR AND DOCOSONAL.
3- drug of choice in immunocompetent patients with herpes zoster- VALACYCLOVIR , FAMCICLOVIR AND ACYCLOVIR.
4- for the rest of all type of infections in immuno compromised and immunocompetent patients and even in recurrent conditions caused by the HSV-1 , HSV-2 and VARICELLA ..... the drug of choice is ACYCLOVIR.