Antiviral Drugs

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WindWell2794
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199905
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Antiviral Drugs
Updated:
2013-02-11 23:13:49
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  1. Amantadine
    • narrow spectrum; Influenza A
    • CNS effects: insomnia, nervousness, lightheadedness
    • GI effects: anorexia, nausea, others
  2. Rimantadine
    same as amantadine with fewer CNS adverse effects
  3. Acyclovir
    • synthetic nucleoside analog
    • suppresses replication of HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV
    • Oral, topical, parenteral forms
  4. Ganciclovir
    • synthetic nucleoside analog
    • used to treat CMV
    • oral, parenteral forms
    • bone marrow toxicity- dose-limiting toxicities
  5. Osetamivir
    • active against Influenza type A and B
    • nausea and vomitting
  6. zanamivir
    • active against influenza types A and B
    • causes diarrhea, nausea, sinusitis
  7. Ribavirin
    • synthetic nucleoside analog
    • given orally or inhalation
    • treats RSV infections
  8. Zidovudine
    nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor

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