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Chapter 54 - Antiviral Drugs

from Section 5 - Patient Management

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 April 2024

Tim Wreghitt
Affiliation:
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Goura Kudesia
Affiliation:
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
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This chapter provides an overview of the antiviral drugs currently available, including maraviroc, aciclovir, penciclovir, ganciclovir, amantadine, zydovudine, adefovir, ribavirin, indinavir , oseltamivir, zanamivir, interferon alpha, rituximab , palivizumab, cidofovir, brincidofovir, foscarnet, remdesivir and paxlovid with an indication of their modes of action for treating virus infections, including HIV, herpes viruses, respiratory viruses, HBV, HCV, CMV, adenoviruses , BK, EBV (especially for PTLD), RSV, poxviruses and SARS-CoV-2.

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Print publication year: 2024

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  • Antiviral Drugs
  • Tim Wreghitt, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Goura Kudesia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
  • Book: Clinical and Diagnostic Virology
  • Online publication: 11 April 2024
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009334389.056
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  • Tim Wreghitt, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Goura Kudesia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
  • Book: Clinical and Diagnostic Virology
  • Online publication: 11 April 2024
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009334389.056
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  • Antiviral Drugs
  • Tim Wreghitt, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Goura Kudesia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
  • Book: Clinical and Diagnostic Virology
  • Online publication: 11 April 2024
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009334389.056
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