The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Topical Penciclovir for Herpes Labialis
June 20, 1997 (Issue: 1003)Penciclovir 1% cream (Denavir - SmithKline Beecham) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of recurrent orolabial herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections in adults. Acyclovir (Zovirax) is also available in a...more
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