- a crystalline compound, C18H11N5O3, used as an antiviral drug in the treatment of herpes infections.
Origin of acyclovir
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- A synthetic purine nucleoside analog that is derived from guanine and is used in the treatment of herpes simplex, herpes zoster, and varicella zoster viral infections.acycloguanosine
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