To date, the treatment of herpes boils down to in order to reduce the possibility of the virus in the human body, because it is impossible to remove it completely out.When the virus come unfavorable factors, it migrates to nerve genitals person where to remove it is currently not possible.The use of antiviral drugs for the treatment of herpes can reduce the frequency and intensity of relapses of herpes infection, which has entered the body.The most popular antiviral drugs are:
- acyclovir (Zovirax);
- famciclovir (Famvir);
- valacyclovir (Valtrex).
By way of the use of drugs for the treatment of herpes may be local and systemic effects.Under local refers to ointments and creams under the systemic effects of drugs meant injection solutions and tablets.
common and effective drugs against herpes are:
- izoprinozin based on inosine pranobex antiviral drug.He has antiviral and immunomodulatory effects, available in tablets;
- acyclovir - one tablet contains 200, 400 or 800 mg of the substance.Available in the form of a solution for intravenous injections, ointments and creams;
- valacyclovir is a new drug aimed at treating herpes.It is intended for the prevention and treatment of relapses lips, genital herpes and shingles.Besides, applicable for the prevention of cytomegalovirus infection and disease, development of which is possible after organ transplants;
- Famvir is different from all other drugs in that after a single dose, it is in the virus-infected cells, for 12 hours, thereby providing a constant suppression of replication of herpes viruses, including Epstein-Barr virus.Indications for use of this drug is:
- the presence of infections caused by the herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2;
- the presence of a primary infection;
- exacerbation of chronic infection;
- the presence of herpes zoster;
- the presence of recurrent genital herpes;
- the development of postherpetic neuralgia.
- Valtrex, intended for the prevention and treatment of recurrent herpes of the lips, herpes zoster, genital herpes, which was caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 or 2;
- fenistil penitsivir - cream for the treatment of herpes, appearing on the lips.Penitsiklovir is an active ingredient that acts as an antiviral agent against herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, and herpes zoster virus.Penitsiklovirom virus is blocked and its reproduction is stopped.When using this drug recovery occurs much faster, decreasing the intensity of pain, there is acceleration in the risk of transmission of viral infection;
- Zovirax is an antiviral drug as the active ingredient of which is laid acyclovir, is available as a cream.The drug belongs to the group of "acyclic nucleosides."Its action is directed to a process of virus multiplication, the drug penetrates mainly affected cell, healthy cells unaffected;
- panavir is an original antiviral drug having a vegetable origin and has a broad spectrum antiviral activity.It can be used as a specific antiviral drug for treating herpes, cytomegalovirus, papilloma and other infectious diseases.
If the disease is accompanied by severe pain, it is possible to use drugs, analgesics, which alleviate the suffering of the sick.Local anesthetics include benzocaine, lidocaine, articaine.