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11 Eye
11-03-03 Antivirals

Aciclovir eye ointment 3% Zovirax®
Formulary

Aciclovir may be used for dendritic corneal ulcers caused by herpes simplex. It may also be used in shingles as an adjunct to full dose oral therapy where there is ophthalmic involvement

Link  UKMI Memo and advice on alternatives
 

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Ganciclovir eye gel Virgan®
Formulary

Ophthalmic gel 0.15%

Link  UKMI Memo on alternatives to discontinued aciclovir eye ointment
 

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Foscarnet intravitreal injection
Non Formulary

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Ganciclovir intravitreal injection
Non Formulary

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Trifluorothymidine eye drops
Non Formulary

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