Were you looking for information about Famvir? Famvar is a common misspelling of Famvir.
Famvir® (famciclovir) is a prescription drug approved for treating shingles, recurring genital herpes, and recurring cold sores. It is an antiviral medication that helps the body fight the infection by preventing the virus from multiplying. Famvir comes in tablet form and is taken either every day, just for one day, or just for a week (depending on the specific condition being treated). You should talk to your healthcare provider before using this medicine if you have kidney disease, galactose intolerance, or any allergies.
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