Famciclovir is an antiviral drug that is used for the treatment infections caused by some types of viruses. It is sometimes used in people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who develop herpes outbreaks around the mouth, genitals, or anal area. Famciclovir is also used to treat shingles caused by herpes zoster.
famciclovir can reduce the risk of the virus spreading to other parts of body and causing serious infections in people with a weakened immune system.
At the moment many antiviral medications are being studied for treating COVID-19 infection but there is no conclusive treatment protocol yet.