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  • n. An injectable antiviral drug for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS.

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  • Drugs used include cidofovir, interferon alpha and other experimental chemotherapeutic regimens.

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  • Despite therapy with a combination of antiviral drugs (ganciclovir, foscarnet and cidofovir), mortality is high (10 of 11 cases).

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  • These include Vaccinia Immune Globulin and cidofovir. vaccine is the only proven way to treat against the on come of the smallpox virus.

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  • Treatment with cidofovir should be considered as early as possible in the disease course.

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  • Background To report the clinical course of PML in an apparently immunocompetent patient treated with cidofovir Case Presentation A 35-year-old immunocompetent man who developed progressive hemianopsia, aphasia, and limb weakness underwent repeated MRI scans of the brain, spinal fluid analyses, and brain biopsy.

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  • He started to recover two weeks after the initiation of treatment with cidofovir and has had no relapse at 31/2 years of follow-up.

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  • AiCuris says that AIC246 also demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of one patient who had developed viremia due to HCMV that was resistant to ganciclovir, foscarnet, and cidofovir.

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  • They then delivered the antiviral drugs ganciclovir and cidofovir into the ear and found that the virus had not only stopped replicating, but the guinea pigs 'hearing had improved.

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  • (Media-Newswire. com) - Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) is one of three institutions nationwide that will help develop an inhaled version of the injectable antiviral drug, cidofovir, for treatment of smallpox, a disease that was eradicated worldwide in the

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  • Inhaled cidofovir has been shown in multiple studies to be highly effective against various pox models, producing long-term activity and retention in the lung tissue compared to injectable administration, which results in lower retention in lung tissue, possible kidney damage and requires a health-care worker to implement treatment.

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