Popular Chickenpox Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Herpes Virus Nucleoside Analogues 14
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Acyclovir (Zovirax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand form. Generic acyclovir is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Vaccinations 123
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VARICELLA VIRUS VACCINE is used to prevent infections of chickenpox.
Vaccinations 206
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The ProQuad vaccine protects against measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chicken pox). Children receiving ProQuad do not also need VariVax, the individual vaccination for chicken pox. The vaccine is very effective—for example, one dose is estimated to be 93% effective at preventing measles, with two doses at 97%.
Vaccinations 691
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VARICELLA-ZOSTER IMMUNE GLOBULIN helps to reduce the severity of chickenpox infections in patients who are at risk. This medicine is collected from the pooled blood of many donors.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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