Active Ingredient(s): Famciclovir
FDA Approved: * June 29, 1994
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Sexual Health

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

Famvir Overview

Famciclovir is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections, most commonly for herpes zoster (shingles). It is a prodrug form of penciclovir with improved oral bioavailability. Famciclovir is marketed under the trade name Famvir (Novartis). Famciclovir was patented in 1983 and approved for medical use in 1994.[2][3] In 2007, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of famci...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 125mg, 250mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Famvir: (3 results)

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  • 0078-0366 Famvir 125 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0367 Famvir 250 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0368 Famvir 500 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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