Class: Antiviral Agents (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C13H20N6O4.HCL = 360.8
Precautions: Caution in renal impairment, pregnancy.
Indications/Uses: Prodrug of acyclovir used in herpes zoster and herpes simplex including genital herpes.
Interactions: Increased toxicity with nephrotoxic drugs. probenecid may decrease elimination.
Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting. dizziness. anorexia. fatigue. skin rash. sore throat.