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Valaciclovir (INN) or valacyclovir (USAN) is an antiviral drug used in the management of herpes simplex. It is a prodrug, being converted in vivo to aciclovir. It is currently marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the trade name Valtrex.
Pharmacogenomics and its applications The Great Paracelsus (Philipus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim-Paracelsus, 1493-1541) is remembered by toxicologists for his famous quote: ... From Medical Laboratory Observer,
by Robert M. White
Lip service - cold sores Stop those embarrassing cold sores before they even start My friend Neil called the night before my birthday to say he wasn't coming to my party. He had a cold sore. "Oh come on, what's the big d From Vegetarian Times,
by Kathryn Drury
Sexually transmitted infections: recent advances There have been many developments concerning sexually transmitted infections in recent years, both troubling and encouraging. The rate of gonorrhea had ... From British Medical Journal,
by Chris Carne
Antiviral drug resistance The development of antiviral drugs has been considered one of the major medical achievements of the 20th century, but it is now apparent that resistance ... From British Medical Journal,
by Deenan Pillay