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Vidarabine (Vira-A) Summary

Description: A nucleoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces antibioticus. It has some antineoplastic properties and has broad spectrum activity against DNA viruses in cell cultures and significant antiviral activity against infections caused by a variety of viruses such as the herpes viruses, the VACCINIA VIRUS and varicella zoster virus.

Also Known As: Vira-A; Ara A; A, Ara; 9-beta-Arabinofuranosyladenine; 9-beta-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine Show All >>

Networked: 476 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 76 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Vidarabine is Relevant

  1. Infection : 26 outcomes 20 studies in 137 results
  2. Herpes Zoster : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 45 results
  3. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results
  4. Keratitis : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 22 results
  5. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (Herpes Encephalitis) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 42 results
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Drugs Related to Vidarabine

  1. Vidarabine (Vira-A)
  2. Acyclovir (Aciclovir)
  3. Idoxuridine (Stoxil)
  4. Trifluridine (Viroptic)
  5. Foscarnet
  6. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U)
  7. Vidarabine Phosphate
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  9. brivudine (brivudin)
  10. 5-methoxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine
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Therapies Related to Vidarabine

  1. Immunomodulation
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home)
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Transdermal Patch
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