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ribavirin

ri ba vi rin

  • n  an inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections

  • Ribavirin's side effects, which include anemia, become dangerous at prolonged high dosages.
  • A similar claim is made on behalf of ribavirin, a drug already marketed in 30 foreign countries by Viratek, a small West Coast firm.
  • Treatment for the diseasea combination of steroids and ribavirinhasnt proved very effective and has barely been modified since the early weeks of the outbreak.
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  • Investigational oral regimen for hepatitis C shows promise
    In a study of an all-oral drug regimen, a majority of volunteers with liver damage due to hepatitis C virus infection were cured following a six-month course of therapy that combined an experimental drug, sofosbuvir, with the licensed antiviral drug ribavirin. The results showed that the regimen was highly effective in clearing the virus and well tolerated in a group of patients who historically ...
    Aug. 28, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Combination drug regimen may benefit patients with hepatitis C
    ( The JAMA Network Journals ) Treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection with the interferon-free regimen of sofosbuvir and ribavirin resulted in a high sustained virologic response rate in a patient population with unfavorable treatment characteristics, according to a study in the August 28 issue of JAMA.
    Aug. 27, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Investigational oral regimen for hepatitis C shows promise in NIH trial
    ( NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ) In a study of an all-oral drug regimen, a majority of volunteers with liver damage due to hepatitis C virus infection were cured following a six-month course of therapy that combined an experimental drug, sofosbuvir, with the licensed antiviral drug ribavirin. The results showed that the regimen was highly effective in clearing the ...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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