foscarnet sodium


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Related to foscarnet sodium: Foscavir

fos·car·net sodium

 (fŏs′kär-nĕt′)
n.
An antiviral drug, CNa3O5P, used intravenously to treat herpesvirus infections, especially cytomegalovirus retinitis.

[Alteration of phos(phorus) + car(bon) + net (probably shortening and alteration of Latin natrium, sodium; see natron).]