Which medications in the drug class Antivirals are used in the treatment of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Antivirals

Acyclovir can be used to combat infection caused by herpesviruses such as VZV.

Acyclovir (Zovirax)

Patients experience less pain and faster resolution of symptoms when used within 48 h from onset of symptoms. May prevent recurrent outbreaks.


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