Shingles is incurable although disease severeness can be reduced by administration of appropriate antiviral agents targeting the Varicella-Zoster virus. Approved antiviral used for management of Shingles are:
- Pain associated with Shingles can be alleviated by use of Analgesics
- Alternative remedies can also be employed to reduce itching associated with rash. These include; wet compressions, calamine lotion, or light massage with neem tree leaves.