Antivirals for Shingles
Why It Is Used
Anyone who has shingles can use antivirals, but antivirals are particularly beneficial for adults older than 50 and people with weak Reference immune systems Opens New Window. They are also used for people with severe rash and those who have rash near an eye and/or on the forehead.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 18, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology