Active Ingredient(s): Penciclovir
FDA Approved: * September 24, 1996
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Antiviral

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Denavir Overview

Penciclovir is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections. It is a nucleoside analogue which exhibits low toxicity and good selectivity. Because penciclovir is absorbed poorly when given orally (by mouth) it is more often used as a topical treatment. It is the active ingredient in the cold sore medications Denavir (NDC 0135-0315-52), Vectavir and Fenivir. Famciclovir is a prodrug of penciclovir with improved oral bioavailability. Penciclovir w...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Cream: 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Denavir: (7 results)

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  • 0067-6024 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.
  • 0378-9720 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 40076-624 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Prestium Pharma, Inc.
  • 49349-742 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 50816-624 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by New American Therapeutics, Inc
  • 52125-947 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 54868-4956 Denavir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Penciclovir or a similar ingredient: (1 result)