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Vidarabine (Vira-A)

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; Monarch Brand of Vidarabine; Parke Davis Brand of Vidarabine; alpha-Ara A; alpha-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine; beta-Ara A; 9 beta Arabinofuranosyladenine; 9 beta D Arabinofuranosyladenine; A, alpha-Ara; A, beta-Ara; Arabinoside, Adenine; Vira A; ViraA; alpha Ara A; alpha D Arabinofuranosyladenine; beta Ara A; Adenine Arabinoside; Ara-A; Arabinofuranosyladenine; Arabinosyladenine; 9H-Purin-6-amine, 9-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
Networked: 476 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 76 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Whitley, Richard J: 3 articles (03/2012 - 10/2004)
2. Honma, Y: 3 articles (09/2001 - 01/2000)
3. Baljinnyam, Erdene: 2 articles (02/2014 - 06/2012)
4. Vatner, Stephen F: 2 articles (02/2014 - 06/2012)
5. Vatner, Dorothy E: 2 articles (02/2014 - 06/2012)
6. Kurokawa, Masahiko: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2004)
7. Kurosaki, Kunikazu: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2004)
8. Shiraki, Kimiyasu: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2004)
9. Yoshida, Yoshihiro: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2004)
10. Miwa, Naoko: 2 articles (01/2005 - 09/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Herpes Zoster
3. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen)
4. Keratitis
5. Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (Herpes Encephalitis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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

Related Therapies and Procedures

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