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Synonyms for DDC

an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection

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Zalcitabine (ddC, Dideoxycytidine, HIVID), Hoffmann-La Roche
A panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised approval of the anti-AIDS drug dideoxycytidine (DDC) for use in conjunction with AZT (141:303).
Dideoxycytidine (ddC) was synthesized by Jerome Horwitz of the Michigan Cancer Foundation in 1967.
Examples: AZT, foscarnet, dideoxycytidine, dextran sulfate
The drug zalcitabine--also known as dideoxycytidine (DDC) --last week became the third drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for combating infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.