|Molecular Structure: |
Aciclovir is a white or almost white, crystalline powder. It is slightly soluble in water, freely soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide, very slightly soluble in ethanol (96 per cent). It dissolves in dilute solutions of mineral acids and alkali hydroxides.
Acyclovir is a synthetic purine nucleoside analog. It is mainly used for various infections caused by herpes simplex virus. It can be used for HSV infection in newly diagnosed or recurrent skin, mucous membranes, external genital infections and immunodeficiency.
|Appearance||White or almost white, crystalline powder.|
|Appearance of solution||Meets the requirements.|
|Impurity O ||≤.0.3%|
|Each impurity (impurities A, G, J, N, P)||≤0.2%|
|Each impurity (impurities C, F, I)||≤0.1%|
|Unspecified impurities ||≤0.05%|
|Assay||98.5% - 101.0%|
Packing and Storage
Preserve in tight containers. Store at room temperature. Protect from light and moisture.