Herpes is the most common viral disease. The causative agent is transmitted by contact-household airborne, by sexual route.
In the world it is infected with 90% of the population.
Block the herpes virus will help the following drugs.
How to treat herpes
Modern medicine, unfortunately, does not haveMethods of treatment that would allow to completely remove the herpes virus from the body. Therefore, the aim of therapy is to block the reproduction of the pathogen during the exacerbation, maintain the immune status for the prevention of relapse, form an adequate immune response of the body, prevent development or repair damage after disorders caused by activation of the virus in the body.
When taking Acyclovir, the following side effects may occur: increased fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, allergic reactions.
In the treatment of herpes are used antiviralDrugs that are part of the group of acyclic nucleosides. Such medicines include "Acyclovir", "Valaciclovir", "Panavir" and some others. "Acyclovir" ("Zovirax") prevents the reproduction of the virus, is relatively inexpensive, effective in most cases, but it does not prevent the occurrence of new relapses caused by secondary immunodeficiency. This drug is prescribed for 200 milligrams, it should be taken within five days.
What tablets can block the herpes virus
Valaciclovir (Valtrex) has a greaterIt suppresses completely the biological activity of the virus, blocks its multiplication, prevents the transmission of the pathogen in contact. In the West, this drug is considered the main means for treating this disease. Tablets should be taken with herpes zoster three times a day for 1 g. For a week. To block the virus of herpes simplex take 500 mg. Twice a day.
"Valtrex" can cause gastralgia, worsening appetite, headache, dizziness, fatigue, anemia, kidney failure.
Famciclovir (Famvir) has a highEfficacy against the Herpes simplex virus and Herpes zoster. In the acute phase of herpes zoster it is recommended to take 0.5 g twice daily or 0.25 g of the drug three times a day. The course should be at least 7 days. The drug in rare cases causes headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, skin rash.
"Panavir" shows antiviral activity,It relieves burning, itching, and pain for two days. The drug is not toxic, its use increases the periods of remission by 3 times. With simple herpes, you can also use "Proteflazide" drops, Flavozid syrup. To treat herpes in the US apply "Dokosanol" (in Russia - "Erazaban").