All the Drug Class Drugs
DNA Polymerase Inhibitor. Ganciclovir 500 mg. VIALS: 1, 5. Adults: Initially 5mg/kg
every 12 hrs. (at a constant rate of 1
hr.), every 12 hrs. by I.V. inf. for 14 - 21
days. Maint: 6mg/kg dly. by I.V. infus. 5
days/wk. or 5 mg/kg dly. for 7 days/wk.
Only in the tmt. of CMV retinit. in
immunocompromised pts., prevent. CMV
dis. in transplant pts. at risk for CMV dis.
DNA Polymerase Inhibitor. Penciclovir 10 mg/g. CREAM: 2,5 gr. Apply every 2 hrs. during the day for 4 days.
Topical tmt. of cold sores (herpes labialis) suspected to be caused by Herpes simp. virus, signific. shortens healing time, reduces lesion-assoc. pain and significan. shortens the duration of viral shedding.