PENVIR is a brand of antiviral nucleoside Famciclovir with analog Penciclovir. Penciclovir is a highly selective antiviral with a prolonged action against Herpes infection. PENVIR (Famciclovir) scores over conventionally used Aciclovir with higher bioavailability, prolonged half-life and good duodenal stability. Thus offers convenient BID/TID dosage compared to 5 times of Aciclovir. PENVIR (Famciclovir) accelerate rate of Herpes lesion resolution and reduce duration of PHN (Post herpetic Neuralgia)USP: PENVIR (Famciclovir) Cures with Convenience PENVIR (Famciclovir) has proven efficacy in treating various viral infections like
Chickenpox (Varicella zoster virus infection)
Recurrent HSV infections in HIV-positive and immunocompromised patients.
This medicine is used in the treatment of herpes zoster infection (shingles). The infection is characterized by a painful rash with blisters and burning. It occurs in patients who have had chicken pox in the past.