The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust Formulary
 
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5 Infections
This chapter of the formulary is not an antibiotic prescribing guide and is not intended to guide treatment choice.

Please refer to the relevant Pennine Acute policies (e.g. the Antibiotic Policy for Adult Patients, or Antibiotic Guidelines for Paediatrics) when making treatment choices.
05-03-02-01 Herpes simplex and varicella-zoster infection

Aciclovir
Formulary
Tablets
Suspension
Intravenous Infusion

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Valaciclovir Valtrex®
Formulary
Tablets

Restricted Item Can only be prescribed on advice of ID physician or virologist

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Aciclovir Zovirax®
Non Formulary

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Famciclovir Famvir®
Non Formulary

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Inosine Pranobex Imunovir®
Non Formulary

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