Infections

Chickenpox

(Varicella)

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All Medications for Chickenpox

  • Valtrex
    (valacyclovir)
    Prescription only

    Valtrex (Valacyclovir) is good for treating viral infections like herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. It won't cure the disease, but it'll shorten the length of a breakout.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Zovirax
    (acyclovir)
    Prescription only

    Zovirax (Acyclovir) is good for treating viral infections like herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. It won't cure the disease, but it'll shorten the length of a breakout.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral suspension
    • Dissolving tablet extended release
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Varicella Vaccine
    Prescription only

    Varivax (Varicella Vaccine) is a safe and effective vaccine for the chickenpox.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Injection
  • Zovirax
    (acyclovir)
    Prescription only

    Zovirax (Acyclovir) is good for treating viral infections like herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. It won't cure the disease, but it'll shorten the length of a breakout.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral suspension
    • Dissolving tablet extended release
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Zovirax
    (acyclovir)
    Prescription only

    Zovirax (Acyclovir) is good for treating viral infections like herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. It won't cure the disease, but it'll shorten the length of a breakout.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral suspension
    • Dissolving tablet extended release
    • Cream, gel, or ointment

Medication side effects for Chickenpox

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for Headache.

  • Zovirax: 3%
  • Varicella Vaccine: 9%
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At this end, no one is expected to have Headache

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have Headache

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