American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A synthetic antiviral ribonucleoside, C8H12N4O5, that inhibits the replication of DNA and RNA, used to treat respiratory syncytial virus.
- n. an inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections
- Probably rib(onucleic) a(cid) + vir(us) + -in. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The midstage clinical trial "Quantum" was testing 235 patients who were receiving PSI-938 alone, or in combination with PSI-7977, or in combination with both PSI-7977 and another drug called ribavirin.”
“Six months to a year of weekly injections of the drug interferon, which helps the immune system fight viruses, combined with a daily pill called ribavirin, has doctors claiming success rates as high as 99 percent.”
“Currently fewer than half of patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C are treated effectively by the standard combination of two drugs, peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin, which is typically given for 48 weeks.”
“During the three months ended March 31, 2010, our development costs associated with ANA598 were primarily associated with our Phase II study of ANA598 in combination with pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin, which is the current standard of care (SOC) for the treatment of hepatitis C.”
“The only U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved therapy is interferon and ribavirin, which is very toxic, requires 48 weeks of treatment and works in less than half of patients.”
“A sixth group took only interferon and ribavirin, which is the current standard of care for HCV antiviral treatment.”
“The drug ribavirin, which is given to Lassa victims, was given to the fifth Lujo virus patient”
“The main safety issue the agency raised with regard to boceprevir was an "increased frequency and severity of anemia" or a decrease in the number of red blood cells when boceprevir is added to pegylated interferon and ribavirin, two other drugs currently used to treat hepatitis C.”
“Incivek is given for 12 weeks with standard treatment, with all patients stopping the drug and getting continued treatment with pegylated-interferon and ribavirin alone for another 12 to 36 weeks.”
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