Valaciclovir

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Scientific Name: Valaciclovir
Brand Name: Valtrex
Company Owner: Aurobindo pharma ltd, Dr reddys laboratories ltd, Matrix laboratories ltd, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Ranbaxy laboratories ltd, Roxane laboratories inc, Sandoz inc, Teva pharmaceuticals usa, Watson laboratories inc, Wockhardt ltd, Glaxosmithkline
Mechanism Of Action Valacyclovir is the L-valine ester of aciclovir. It is classified as a nucleoside analog DNA polymerase enzyme inhibitor. Aciclovir is a purine (guanine) nucleoside analog is a metabolite that heavily contributes to the pharmacological actions of valacyclovir. In fact, most of valacyclovir’s activity is attributed to acyclovir
Description of the Drug: Valaciclovir is an guanine nucleoside antiviral used to treat herpes exacerbations.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00577