Archive for August, 2006

FDA Approvals: Plavix, Famvir, and Cubicin

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

With respect to cold sores , a multicenter, multinational, double-blind study (n = 471) showed that single-dose or single-day famciclovir (1500 mg once or 750 mg twice) significantly decreased the time to healing of primary vesicular lesions by … Famciclovir previously was approved for the treatment of acute herpes zoster, treatment and/or suppression of recurrent genital herpes in immunocompetent patients (5-day regimen of 125 mg twice daily), and treatment of recurrent …

Genital Herpes – Do You Get It If Your Partner Has Cold Sores …

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

Genital herpes affects many of us.

Can herpes simplex 1 be spread via genital contact to someone else …

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Herpes simplex virus 1 is typically cold sores while herpes simplex virus 2 is typically genital herpes . I say typically because both can cause either cold sores or genital herpes , but HSV1 is more common as cold sores while HSV2 is ..