Vaccine lowers odds of getting shingles, severity – Pantagraph

The medicines are acyclovir (Zovirax), valacyclovir (Valtrex) and Famciclovir (Famvir). “I usually prescribe valacyclovir — for one week, three times a day,” Deoskar said. Simultaneously, patients may use a topical, antibacterial cream on the skin …