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  • Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor
    5 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Acyclo-V
    CTS
    RX
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    Acyclo-V

    Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor. Acyclovir 200 mg, 400 mg.
    TABS: 2, 10, 20, 25, 30, 60, 70, 100.
    Herpes simplex: 200 mg (1 tab) every 4
    hrs (5 x dly). Herpes zoster (shingles):
    Single dose of 800 mg (2 x 400 mg
    tabs) every 4 hrs (5 x dly). Start tmt. as
    soon as possible aft. onset of rash
    (within 72 hrs. from onset of itch.;
    chickenpox: within 24 hrs.) Child:
    Herpes simplex: 2 yrs and over: Adult
    dose. Under 2 yrs: 1/2 adult dose. See
    lit.
    Tmt. and proph. of infects. caused by
    herpes simplex and varicella zoster virus.
    To be considered for tmt. of chicken pox
    in certain groups at increased risk of
    severe varicella or its complicat. See lit.

    Acyclovenir
    BioAvenir
    RX
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    Acyclovenir

    Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor. Acyclovir 250 mg.
    VIALS (pwdr. for sol. for IV inject): 5 x 10
    ml. See lit.
    Tmt. herpes simplex infects., severe initial
    genital herpes in non-immune comp.
    pts., prophylax. herpes simplex infects. in
    immune-comp. pts. Tmt. varicella zoster
    infects., herpes simplex encephalit.,
    herpes simplex infects. in neonate/infant
    up to 3 mths old.

    Hepsera Tablets
    GSK
    RX
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    Hepsera Tablets

    Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor. Adefovir Dipivoxil 10 mg.
    TABS: 30. Adults: 1 tab dly with/out
    food. Renal impair.: See lit.
    Chron. hepatit. B in adults with replic. viral
    hepatit. B or pts with genotype evid. of
    lamivudine resist. incl. pts with
    compensat. or decompensat. liver
    dis., co-infect. with HIV.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Zovirax IV
    GSK
    RX
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    Zovirax IV

    Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor. Acyclovir 250 mg/vial.
    VIALS: 5 x 250 mg. 5 mg/kg bdy. wt. by
    slow I.V. infus. every 8 hrs.
    Severe infects., eg. initial genital herpes
    and herpes encephalit.

    Zovirax Suspension
    GSK
    RX
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    Zovirax Suspension

    Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor. Acyclovir 200 mg / 5 ml.
    SUSP: 125 ml x 200 mg/5 ml. 5 ml 5 x
    dly. at approx. every 4 hrs. Cont. for 5
    days. Proph: 5 ml 4 x dly. every 6 hrs.
    Child. (under 2 yrs.): 1/2 adult dose.
    Tmt. and proph. of infects. caused by
    herpes simplex and varicella zoster virus.
    To be considered for tmt. of chicken pox in
    certain groups at increased risk of severe
    varicella or its complicat. See lit.

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