Penciclovir

Category: Antiviral



Penciclovir 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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Penciclovir
  • Cream: 1%
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NDC Database Records for Penciclovir: (1 result)

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  • 40085-415 Penciclovir 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Renaissance Pharma, Inc.

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