ACLOVIR

Active ingredients

The drug ACLOVIR contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

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Acyclovir is an antiviral agent with activity against herpes simplex virus and varicella-zoster virus. Acyclovir inhibits the DNA polymerase of the virus, preventing further proliferation.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Aciclovir
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J05 Antivirals for systemic use → J05A Direct acting antivirals → J05AB Nucleosides and nucleotides excl. reverse transcriptase inhibitors
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Authorization and marketing

This brand name is authorized in the following countries: Finland Hong Kong

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
FI
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Identifier(s): 094441, 158428, 394957, 452257
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 40134, 44144, 45563