Also known as Famvir
Famciclovir (INN) is a guanosine analogue antiviral drug used for the treatment of various herpesvirus infections, most commonly for herpes zoster (shingles). It is a prodrug form of penciclovir with improved oral bioavailability. Famciclovir is marketed under the trade name Famvir (Novartis).Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $201.26 for an average of 14 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed famciclovir to treat shingles (herpes zoster), skin rash, cold sore, and bell palsy.
Patients taking famciclovir most commonly experience side effects like headache, pain, and abdominal pain.