antiviral drug

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Noun1.antiviral drug - any drug that destroys virusesantiviral drug - 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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Although no effective vaccine has yet been found, an antiviral drug could help achieve the long-sought AIDS-free generation
Taking the antiarrythmic drug amiodarone with the hepatitis C antiviral drugs ledipasvir and sofosbuvir, or with sofosbuvir plus another direct-acting antiviral drug, has been associated with cases of symptomatic bradycardia--including a fatal cardiac arrest--according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Treatment with PD1 in combination with an approved antiviral drug improved the survival of influenza-virus-infected mice and prevented death, even when given two days after infection.
Kazmierski, an HIV and hepatitis C researcher, brings together industry and academic pharmaceutical researchers from North America, Australia, Japan, and Europe who provide 29 case studies demonstrating antiviral drug design, discovery, and development.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A newly published study showed that a new compound may be more potent and safer for treating bird flu than common antiviral drug, known as Tomiflu.
Antiviral research; strategies in antiviral drug discovery.
The guidelines, published in the June 3 Federal Register, outline key messages on the use of facemasks and respirators by individuals and families for pandemic flu preparedness, the use of antiviral drugs during a pandemic and antiviral drug stockpiling by employers.
However, the agency has "considerable experience in reviewing and approving antiviral drug products for numerous viral diseases, including drugs for influenza.
ERDI), recently completed its analysis of a series of microarray studies with ReceptoPharm's antiviral drug candidates in healthy immune cells.
Many state plans indicated that they were constrained by the uncertainties of future vaccine and antiviral drug supply and effectiveness and the properties of a future influenza epidemic.
Pharmasset, an antiviral drug discovery and development company, has leased 31,000 s/f of space at College Park at Princeton Forrestal Center for its new corporate headquarters.
a privately owned biopharmaceutical company, is developing a broad spectrum antiviral drug called REP 9 which has the broadest spectrum of activity in vitro ever reported for a single chemical entity.