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Ribavirin (Virazole) Summary

Description: A nucleoside antimetabolite antiviral agent that blocks nucleic acid synthesis and is used against both RNA and DNA viruses.

Also Known As: Virazole; Ribasphere; Dermatech Brand of Ribavirin; Essex Brand of Ribavirin; Grossman Brand of Ribavirin; ICN Brand of Ribavirin; ICN-1229; Merck Brand of Ribavirin; Pfizer Brand of Ribavirin; Rebetol; Ribamide; Ribamidil; Ribamidyl; Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals Brand of Ribavirin; Vilona; Viramide; Virazide; ICN 1229; ICN1229; Ribavirin Merck Brand; Ribovirin; Tribavirin; 1H-1,2,4-Triazole-3-carboxamide, 1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-

Networked: 6629 relevant articles (996 outcomes, 1169 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Ribavirin is Relevant

  1. Chronic Hepatitis C : 385 outcomes 540 studies in 3023 results
  2. Infection : 348 outcomes 338 studies in 2256 results
  3. Hepatitis C : 137 outcomes 139 studies in 1128 results
  4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 47 outcomes 80 studies in 433 results
  5. Anemia : 24 outcomes 22 studies in 248 results
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Drugs Related to Ribavirin

  1. Interferons
  2. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)
  3. telaprevir
  4. Protease Inhibitors (Protease Inhibitor)
  5. N- (3- amino- 1- (cyclobutylmethyl)- 2,3- dioxopropyl)- 3- (2- ((((1,1- dimethylethyl)amino)carbonyl)amino)- 3,3- dimethyl- 1- oxobutyl)- 6,6- dimethyl- 3- azabicyclo(3.1.0)hexan- 2- carboxamide
  6. Amantadine (Aman)
  7. peginterferon alfa-2a (Pegasys)
  8. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals)
  9. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid)
  10. peginterferon alfa-2b (Pegintron)
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Therapies Related to Ribavirin

  1. Liver Transplantation
  2. Retreatment
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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