Tag Archives: Acyclovir

Acyclovir (Zovirax)

Antiviral (Herpes) Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Used primarily in birds for Pacheco’s disease; may be useful in cats for Herpes infection • If given rapidly IV, may be nephrotoxic • Oral use may cause GI distress • Reduce dosage with renal insufficiency • May be fetotoxic at high dosages What Is Acyclovir Used For?… Read More »

Anti-infective eye preparations

Care should be taken to distinguish superficial ocular disease caused by infections from other conditions that may result in a red or inflamed eye. Where possible the causative organism should be identified and any initial choice of a broad-spectrum antibacterial, or combination of antibacterials, modified according to bacterial sensitivity data. The severity of an infection… Read More »