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 (dī′dē-ŏk′sē-ĭn′ə-sēn′, -sĭn, -ī′nə-)
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Noun1.dideoxyinosine - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug - any drug that destroys viruses
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Long-term toxicity/activity profile of 2',3' dideoxyinosine in AIDS or AIDS-related complex.
To deflect the toxic effects of anti-AIDS medications such as zidovudine (AZT) or dideoxyinosine (ddI), HIV mutates.
Since the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved zidovudine and dideoxyinosine for use with pediatric patients, AIDS-infected children are remaining symptom-free and are functioning at more normal developmental levels for longer periods of time (Burroughs-Wellcome Co.