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Cochrane Systematic Review: Acyclovir for treating varicella in otherwise healthy children and adolescents


Klassen TP, Hartling L, Wiebe N, Belseck EM. Acyclovir for treating varicell...

OBJECTIVES: 1) To examine the evidence evaluating the efficacy of acyclovir in alleviating symptoms of chickenpox and shortening the duration of illness. 2) To examine complications of chickenpox and adverse effects associated with acyclovir as reported in the relevant trials.