Antiviral medications are a type of drugs that are used specifically to treat viral infections. Similarly to antibiotics, different antiviral medications are used for specific viruses. Antiviral medications inhibit the development of the virus.
Antiviral medications are relatively harmless to the person however it is extremely important to follow the instructions of your doctor regarding the dose, treatment and other special instructions.
The information and instructions on the following pages should not replace those given to you by your doctor.