dideoxyinosine


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Synonyms for dideoxyinosine

an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection

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To deflect the toxic effects of anti-AIDS medications such as zidovudine (AZT) or dideoxyinosine (ddI), HIV mutates.
Since the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved zidovudine and dideoxyinosine for use with pediatric patients, AIDS-infected children are remaining symptom-free and are functioning at more normal developmental levels for longer periods of time (Burroughs-Wellcome Co.
8%) without inducing drug resistance, significantly increased CD4+ T cells by up to 135 cells/mm3in the dideoxyinosine 200 mg/hydroxycarbamide 900 mg cohort (doses lower than traditionally investigated), while also rapidly and significantly reducing markers of excessive immune activation.
Agent Effective Ineffective Interferon Interferon-[alpha] Interferon-[gamma] Antiviral Acyclovir Dideoxyinosine Azudothymidine Foscarnet Immunomodulatory Prednisone Interleukin-2 Thymosin Levamisole Agent Toxic Under evaluation Interferon Interferon [beta] Antiviral Fialuridine Ribavirin Adenine Lamivudine Arabinoside Immunomodulatory Adoptive immune transfer Modified from Lok ASF.
Dideoxyinosine in children with symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection.