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Tab: Treatment of herpes simplex virus infections of the skin &, mucous membranes including initial &, recurrent genital herpes. Prevention of recurrent herpes simplex infections in immune-competent patients. Prophylaxis of herpes simplex infections in immune-compromised patients. Treatment of varicella infections (chicken-pox) &, herpes zoster (shingles). Management of certain severely immunocompromised patients, w/ advanced HIV disease (CD4+ counts <,200/mm3, including patients w/ AIDS or severe ARC) or following bone marrow transplantation. Prophylaxis for herpes virus disease. Inj: Treatment of herpes simplex infections, prophylaxis of herpes simplex infections in immune-compromised patients, treatment of varicella zoster infections, herpes simplex infections in the neonate.
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Tab Adult Treatment of herpes simplex 200 mg 5 times daily at approx every 4 hr intervals (omit night time dose) for 5 days. Severely immunocompromised patient (eg, after marrow transplant) or those w/ impaired gut absorption Double the dose to 400 mg or alternatively, IV may be considered. Suppression of herpes simplex infections Immunocompetent patient 200 mg qid at approx every 6-hr intervals or 400 mg bid at approx every 12-hr intervals. May titrate dose to 200 mg tid at approx every 8-hr intervals or 200 mg bid at approx every 12-hr intervals. Periodically interrupt therapy at 6-12 mth intervals. Prophylaxis of herpes simplex in immunocompromised patient 200 mg qid at approx every 6-hr intervals. Severely immunocompromised patient (eg, after marrow transplant) or those w/ impaired gut absorption Double the dose to 400 mg qid. Treatment of varicella &, herpes zoster 800 mg 5 times daily at approx every 4-hr intervals (omit nighttime dose) for 7 days. Severely immunocompromised patient Consider IV dosing. Management of severely immunocompromised patient 800 mg qid at approx every 60-hr intervals. Childn Treatment &, prophylaxis of herpes simplex in immunocompromised patient &ge,2 yr Adult dose, <,2 yr ½, the adult dose. Treatment of varicella Childn &ge,6 yr 800 mg qid, 2-6 yr 400 mg qid, <,2 yr 200 mg qid or 20 mg/kg for 5 days. Max
Hypersensitivity to acyclovir or valacyclovir.
Renal impairment. Maintain adequate hydration in high-dose therapy. Pregnancy &