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Herpes Zoster

    

  • MJ Wood, S Shukla, AP Fiddian et al (Heartlands Hosp, Birmingham, England; Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development, Uxbridge, UK) 

    TREATMENT OF ACUTE HERPES ZOSTER: EFFECT OF EARLY (<48h) VERSUS LATE (48-72h) THERAPY WITH ACYCLOVIR AND VALACICLOVIR ON PROLONGED PAIN.

      J Infect Dis 178 (Suppl.1):S81-S84, 1998.

         

    Acyclovir treatment is appropriate for patients seeking care upto 72 hours after the onset of HZ rash. The greater concentrations of acyclovir achieved after valacyclovir exposure have a beneficial effect on pain duration, even when treatment is delayed for upto 72 hours.

          

 



 

 

Speciality Spotlight

 

 
Neurology
 

 

Herpes Zoster
    

  • MJ Wood, S Shukla, AP Fiddian et al (Heartlands Hosp, Birmingham, England; Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development, Uxbridge, UK) 
    TREATMENT OF ACUTE HERPES ZOSTER: EFFECT OF EARLY (<48h) VERSUS LATE (48-72h) THERAPY WITH ACYCLOVIR AND VALACICLOVIR ON PROLONGED PAIN.
      J Infect Dis 178 (Suppl.1):S81-S84, 1998.
         
    Acyclovir treatment is appropriate for patients seeking care upto 72 hours after the onset of HZ rash. The greater concentrations of acyclovir achieved after valacyclovir exposure have a beneficial effect on pain duration, even when treatment is delayed for upto 72 hours.
          

 

 

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