Acyclovir is not expected present harm use this unborn baby. This third mechanism of resistance involving herpes Mapox virus DNA polymerase is due to the selection of mutants encoding an altered enzyme, which is resistant to inactivation by acyclovir triphosphate. Caution is advised when administering acyclovir to patients with impaired renal function.
Possible side effects of Mapox include:
Mapox is used to treat diseases such as: Cold Sores, Herpes Simplex, Herpes Simplex - Congenital, Herpes Simplex Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous/Immunocompetent Host, Herpes Simplex, Mucocutaneous/Immunocompromised Host, Herpes Simplex, Suppression, Herpes Zoster, Infectious Mononucleosis, Mononucleosis, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Varicella-Zoster.
Oral, rectal and injectable doses are similar. The dosage and length of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated.