foscarnet


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foscarnet

(fɒsˈkɑːnɛt)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used to treat herpes viruses
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Nonantiretroviral drugs that can cause acute or chronic kidney injury Antibiotics Aminoglycoside antibiotics (streptomycin, gentamycin, amikacin) Beta-lactam antibiotics Fluoroquinolone antibiotics Sulfonamide antibiotics TMP-SMX (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole, Bactrim, Septra) Dapsone (prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia, treatment of acne, malaria, leprosy) Antivirals Acyclovir (herpes virus infections) Cidofovir (cytomegalovirus) Ganciclovir (cytomegalovirus) Foscarnet (cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus) Anti-TB drugs Rifampin Isoniazid Antifungals Amphotericin B (cryptococcal meningitis, thrush) Pentamidine (prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia) Other agents Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories Phosphate-containing enemas Figure 1.
Misdiagnosis is detrimental because antiviral treatment for HHV-6 involves drugs, including ganciclovir, foscarnet, and cidofovir, which are costly and carry substantial side effects.
Combination foscarnet and ganciclovir therapy vs monotherapy for the treatment of relapsed cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS.
Antiviral therapy was switched to foscarnet (day -30 to day +70), and CMV DNA drastically decreased.
The drugs reported most frequently to be unavailable or in short supply include the intravenous formulation of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim), amikacin (Amikin), aztreon-am (Azactam), foscarnet (Foscavir), and penicillin G.
Patients with acyclovir-resistant HSV have been described and need treatment with foscarnet or topical cidofovir gel.
Mutations in the UL54 DNA polymerase gene have been associated with resistance to the medications ganciclovir, foscarnet, and cidofovir.
81) Acyclovir, ganciclovir, (82) indinavir, (83) foscarnet, (84) and sulfadiazine have all been associated with crystal nephropathy.
La profilaxis consiste en la administracion de unos farmacos antivirales con actividad contra el CMV, como son el ganciclovir (Cymevene[R]) o el foscarnet (Foscavir[R]).
Treatment of AIDS-associated gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus infection with foscarnet and ganciclovir: a randomised comparison.
Anti-CMV therapy exists in various forms (intravenous, oral and intravitreal) and includes ganciclovir, valganciclovir, foscarnet and cidofovir.