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Table 1 Antiviral medications and specific packages§ used for the treatment of HZ

From: Burden of herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia in Sweden

Drugs   ATC*       DDD** Days Package size
Aciclovir     J05AB01     800mg × 5 7 35
Famciclovir  J05AB09     500mg × 3 7 21
Valaciclovir   J05AB11     500mg × 2 × 3 7 42
  1. *ATC = Anatomic Therapeutic Chemical; **DDD = Defined Daily Dose; §The same package sizes were also used by Studahl et al. ([8] and personal communication)