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HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS INFECTION
Primary herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is first infection with either herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1) or herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) in individuals who do not have antibodies to either HSV-1 or HSV-2.
First episode-non primary infection is infection with either HSV-1 or HSV-2 in individuals who have previously existing antibodies against HSV-1 or HSV-2 respectively.
Recurrent HSV infection results from reactivation of latent virus. It is usually brought about by triggering factors eg UV light, immunosuppression.
Orolabial HSV disease is mostly caused by HSV-1 that occurs most commonly in children <5 years of age. It is transmitted through close contact with individuals who have active viral shedding.
Genital HSV disease is caused by HSV-2 that is the usual cause of herpes genitalis. It typically occurs in adults and transmitted through sexual contact.
Drug Information

Indication: Treatment & prevention of herpes simplex virus infections, genital herpes of skin & mucous membranes &...

Indication: Herpes simplex virus infections of skin & mucous membranes including initial & recurrent genital herpe...

Aloclair/Aloclair Plus
povidone + sodium hyaluronate

Indication: Aphthous ulcers, aphthous stomatitis, minor lesions including traumatic lesions caused by braces & ill-fit...

Indication: Herpes zoster. Accelerates the resolution of pain by reducing the duration & proportion of patients w/ zos...

Indication: Promoting resolution of acute clinical manifestations of mucocutaneous HSV infections in immunocompromised pat...

Indication: Orofacial lesions caused by virus infections. Mouth ulcers & lip sores.

Dosage: Adult Herpes simplex infections 200 mg 5 times daily at 4-hrly intervals for 5 days. Severely immunocompromise

Indication: Treatment & prophylaxis of herpes genitalis, treatment of herpes zoster, herpes simples & varicella (chickenpo...

Solcoseryl Dental Adhesive Paste
polidocanol + protein-free haemodialysate

Indication: Local treatment for mouth ulcers, herpes labialis, gingivitis, periodontitis; denture sores, teething problems...

Strepsils Max Plus (Anaesthetic) Lozenge
amylmetacresol + dichlorobenzyl alcohol + lignocai...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of mouth & throat infections including severe sore throat.

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