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Isoprinosine medication for hepes virus. Is it legal in

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Isoprinosine medication for hepes virus. Is it legal in florida or usa?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 1 year ago.


Im sorry to hear about your repeated outbreaks of herpes, but there isnt a permanent cure for herpes. It can stay in your body despite treatment with valacyclovir. The only way to treat this is to treat the outbreaks when they occur.

Now regarding the isoprinosine, this drug is not licensed by the FDA and thus is not avilable for use in the United States. And thus a drug which is not licensed by the FDA, is illegal to be prescribed or used. And secondly if it was available it is not a recommended treatment for use in herpes. it is commonly used in other countries as a immune booster. Although there are studies which do indicate that it may be beneficial but so far it is not in the guidelines for use in this condition. But even those studies do not clearly indicate its usefulness infact in some studies it was found to be inferior to the anti virals which you are currently using.

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Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 1 year ago.

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