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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of initial episode of herpes genitalis in immunocompromised pts.
  • Treatment of herpes simplex encephalitis in immunocompetent pts.
  • Treatment of herpes zoster.
  • Treatment of varicella in immunocompetent pts when started within 24 hrs of onset of typical chickenpox rash (American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend its use for treatment of uncomplicated chickenpox in healthy children).

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Last updated: December 9, 2015