Famciclovir

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Famciclovir

Description of the Drug

Famciclovir is a nucleoside analog DNA polymerase inhibitor used for the treatment of recurrent cold sores and genital herpes in healthy patients and patients with HIV, and to manage herpes zoster.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00426

Brand Name(s)

Famciclovir, Famvir

Company Owner(s)

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc, Hikma Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc, Hetero Labs Ltd Unit V, Cipla Ltd, Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa, Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp, Apotex Inc, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Human herpesvirus 1 DNA polymerase SINGLE PROTEIN INHIBITOR CHEMBL1872

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL2949
PharmGKB PA449585
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014570
WDI BRL-42810
DrugBank DB00426
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14899331
PubChem 3324
Mcule MCULE-6850246103
LINCS LSM-2990
Nikkaji J435.369B
BindingDB 50248001
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID0023038
DrugCentral 1128
ChemicalBook CB0464901
GSRS c5010b62-3a9c-4445-ba58-c5fb4ed75dfe
rxnorm FAMVIR FAMCICLOVIR
PubChem: Drugs of the Future 12013946
ChEBI 4974
NIH Clinical Collection SAM001246732
ZINC ZINC000001530635