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oa South African Medical Journal - Treatment of herpes zoster with Contramine

Volume 20, Issue 16
  • ISSN : 0256-9574

 

Abstract

The results of the treatment of herpes zoster by Contramine in 16 cases are as descriptionbed. The results of the treatment of herpes zoster by Contramine in 16 cases are as descriptionbed. Treatment by Contramine seemed to cut short the duration of pain and dry the lesions fairly rapidly. The response in older patients was less marked. Contramine did not prevent the full development of the lesions. No toxic effects were observed, with possible exception of nausea in the youngest patient of the Series. In only one patient was there post-herpetic neuralgia. In this case the lesion was very extensive, involving five dorsal segments.

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1922-08-01
2016-12-10

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