antiviral agent


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Noun1.antiviral agent - any drug that destroys virusesantiviral agent - any drug that destroys viruses  
DDC, dideoxycytosine, zalcitabine - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
DDI, didanosine, dideoxyinosine - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
interferon - an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV
ribavirin, Virazole - an inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections
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CB-012 is a novel conjugate of a highly potent antiviral agent linked to a human antibody fragment.
According to Ascletis Pharma, Ganovo is the first direct-acting antiviral agent (DAA) developed and commercialised by a domestic company in China.
Muotri and other groups of investigators, but it is also already a Food and Drug Administration-approved antiviral agent with a relatively reassuring Category B rating for use in pregnancy, meaning no evidence of teratogenicity in animal studies.
US company ContraVir Pharmaceuticals Inc has begun the final clinical trial of FV-100, a powerful antiviral agent developed in part by Chris McGuigan, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Cardiff.
A second section examines the recommended regimens for patients who have failed treatment with PEG-interferon and ribavirin, with or without a direct antiviral agent.
Oral lamivudine (GlaxoSmithKline, Brentford, UK), a US Food and Drug Administration-approved anti-HIV drug, has been suggested as a possible antiviral agent against Ebola virus (EBOV).
SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis of antiviral approaches is presented against the background of concept of an ideal antiviral agent.
Lamivudine was FDA-approved for treatment of CHB in 1998 and is the most studied antiviral agent in pregnancy [1].
recently filed an application for approval of the antiviral agent Famvir, which was developed in Japan jointly with Maruho Co.
For preparation of suspension of antiviral agent and virus 1ml of 4HA viral suspension was added to 1ml of each of three concentrations (Lc, Mc and Hc) of every antiviral agent, in separate test tubes.
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that a compound initially isolated from sharks could be used as a unique broad-spectrum human antiviral agent against human viruses ranging from dengue and yellow fever to hepatitis B, C, and D.
"What is the likelihood that my patient with chronic hepatitis C will develop cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and/or hepatic decompensation?" "How do I know when a patient receiving an oral antiviral agent has developed resistance and what do I do when this happens?" Rather than presenting a comprehensive text on hepatology, Shiffman (medical director, Liver Transplant Program, Virginia Commonwealth U.