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 (dĭ-dăn′ə-sēn′, -sĭn)
See DDI.

[Shortening and alteration of dideoxyinosine.]
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Noun1.didanosine - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug - any drug that destroys viruses


n didanosina
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Over an 18-year period, the FDKs Adverse Event Reporting System received 42 reports of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in patients ages 10 to 66 years taking didanosine (marketed as Videx) or the delayed-release formulation (marketed as Videx EC).
Videx EC is a delayed-release version of Videx approved in 2000.
* The FDA approves Bristol-Myers Squibb's enteric-coated didanosine (Videx EC) capsules.
The delayed-release version of Videx ("Videx EC") was developed in 2001 as an alternative to the original large and chalky Videx tablets.
Separately, Barr announced that its generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s Videx EC (didanosine) has been approved by the FDA in the 200-, 250- and 400-mg versions of the delayed-release capsules.
The list includes VIDEX EC, alendronate, valacyclovir, famciclovir, kineret and pegetron.