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P. Drumeva, S. Pavlov, N. Deleva


Herpes zoster is a dermatovirosis that occurs at different age. However, with the patients aged over 60 years it presents with a painful syndrome preceded, accompanied or lasting up to one year after fading away of the eruptions. Intake of B-group vitamins favourably influences on the restoration of sensory nerves being mainly affected and causing the protracted painful syndrome. Milgamma N preparation in the shape of capsules is a combination of 40mg of vit. Bi, of 90mg of vit. Вб, and of 250 у of vit. Bn and ensures an optimal intestinal resorption. The authors followed-up dynamically the therapeutic effect of Milgamma N in capsules on the development of skin lesions and painful syndrome in 15 patients (7 males and 8 females) with herpes zoster. The duration of the therapy was 4 weeks long. The following protocol was made use of: week one - two capsules three times daily and weeks two through four - three times one capsule daily. The dermatologic and neurologic status as well as the subjective evaluation of the therapeutic effect was monitored in all the patients. There was a complete or an almost complete remission in 13 patients (86,7% of the cases) after one-month treatment. The skin lesions underwent an involution during a period of 10-17 days. The one-month schedule for treatment of herpes zoster with Milgamma N proved to be effective in a moderate degree of a painful syndrome and most common localization of the eruptions.


herpes zoster; Milgamma N; ganglionitis; pain evaluation; therapeutic protocol

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