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Appropriate symptomatic and supportive therapy should be given. Penciclovir is removed by hemodialysis.
FAMVIR is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the product, its components, or Denavir® (penciclovir cream).
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/14/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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