BEIRUT: Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Tuesday warned pharmacies against selling antibiotics and antiviral drugs
to patients without a prescription.
The United States is by far the largest donor, but needs to put up hundreds of millions of dollars more in the next two years to meet its own targets for reducing infections in adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa and raising the number of people getting antiviral drugs
, according to health advocacy groups.
The effect of coadministration on the blood levels of the antiviral drugs
is not known, nor is the mechanism behind the cardiac effect.
Such antiviral drugs
are the only way of treating the infection.
Treatment with PD1 in combination with an approved antiviral drug
improved the survival of influenza-virus-infected mice and prevented death, even when given two days after infection.
Figure 5-2: The World Market for Antiviral Drugs
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A newly published study showed that a new compound may be more potent and safer for treating bird flu than common antiviral drug
, known as Tomiflu.
If you are not in a higher risk group and have no underlying medical conditions you probably do not need any antiviral drugs
However, the agency has "considerable experience in reviewing and approving antiviral drug
products for numerous viral diseases, including drugs for influenza.
ERDI), recently completed its analysis of a series of microarray studies with ReceptoPharm's antiviral drug
candidates in healthy immune cells.
Given the high cost and limited supply of neuraminidase inhibitor antiviral drugs
and an uncertain supply and effectiveness of future vaccines, only 12 (25%) states plan or consider using either chemoprophylaxis (such as oseltamivir) or vaccination of household and other close nonhospital contacts in their plans to retard epidemic influenza.
I think the movie has an extreme catastrophic story line, but the movie does touch on some important issues that could unfold in a severe pandemic, including the issue of limited vaccine, no vaccine being available for six months and the limited amount of antiviral drugs
that would be available,'' said Bill Hall, spokesman for the U.
Other measures, including treating people with antiviral drugs
, closing schools, and restricting travel, could slow the spread of the virus but would be unlikely to halt an outbreak of a highly contagious flu, say the government-funded researchers who conducted the simulations.
Avexa has dedicated resources and funding for key projects including antiviral drugs
for HIV/AIDS and an antibiotic alternative for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Pharmasset is an emerging pharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antiviral drugs