A 35-year-old member asked:
famvir (famciclovir). is this an antibiotic?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Antiviral: Famvir (famciclovir) is an antiviral medication most commonly used to treat herpes virus.
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Antiviral Antibiotic: Yes it is an ANTIVIRAL ANTIBIOTIC
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Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: Famvir (famciclovir) is an antiviral.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Is famciclovir an antibiotic?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Yes: The term antimicrobial would be better. Famciclovir is an antiviral medication for treating herpes simplex infections.
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Last updated Mar 3, 2018
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