ACTIPREZ

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

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

1 Valaciclovir
UNII G447S0T1VC - VALACYCLOVIR HYDROCHLORIDE

Valaciclovir, an antiviral, is the L-valine ester of aciclovir. Valaciclovir is rapidly and almost completely converted in man to aciclovir and valine. Aciclovir is a specific inhibitor of the herpes viruses with in vitro activity against herpes simplex viruses (HSV) type 1 and type 2, varicella zoster virus (VZV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), and human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6).

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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
Valaciclovir
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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