Suggest treatment for chicken pox
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what is the medication for chicken pox?
Posted Wed, 26 Feb 2014 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 57 minutes later
Brief Answer: mostly symptomatic Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX The treatment for chicken pox is mostly symptomatic. Patients usually require antihistamines, topical soothing lotions like calamine, and simple anti-pyretics like Paracetamol. More aggressive patients require oral anti-viral drug in the form of acyclovir. Dosage has to be individualized. Hope this answers your query. Let me know if you have more queries. Regards,
Follow-up: Suggest treatment for chicken pox 41 minutes later
i had suffered from chicken pox in my childhood.I will be accompanying the person suffering from it currently. can I also catch the disease?
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 11 minutes later