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Aciclovir

Acyclovir

SITAVIG XERESE (in combination) ZOVIRAX

Description

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Aciclovir
D Dermatologicals → D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use → D06B Chemotherapeutics for topical use → D06BB Antivirals
Aciclovir
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J05 Antivirals for systemic use → J05A Direct acting antivirals → J05AB Nucleosides and nucleotides excl. reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Aciclovir
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AD Antivirals

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