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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Didanosine (Overview)

Didanosine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What's videx ec (didanosine)?

What's videx ec (didanosine)?

Videx EC (didanosine): Is time-release capsules for aids.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Didanosine (Overview)

Didanosine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What's with videx (didanosine)?

Videx EC (didanosine): Is time-release capsules for aids.

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Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

No: Reyataz is the brand name for atazanavir, and belongs in the protease inhibitor of antiretroviral drugs. It is one of several other drugs that can be used to treat a person infected with hiv, but is not used for prophylaxis. ...Read more

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Risks of taking videx (didanosine)?

Risks of taking videx (didanosine)?

Videx (didanosine) warning: Black box warning for pancreatitis which could be fatal. ...Read more

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What's with videx (didanosine)?

Videx EC (didanosine): Is time-release capsules for aids.

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What is invirase (saquinavir) for?

What is invirase (saquinavir) for?

Yes: But usually in combination with other drugs, for the treatment of HIV disease. ...Read more

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Effects of the hepititus drug called heptovir (lamivudine)?

Effects of the hepititus drug called heptovir (lamivudine)?

Usually well-tolerated.: Heptovir is the generic name for lamivudine, a hepatitis B drug. For the most part, it is usually well-tolerated. Anyone could have side effects from the medications, however. Contact your doctor immediately if you have severe muscle pain or cramping, a sign of an allergic reaction, or severe abdominal pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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What antiviral is nvp (nevirapine) an abbreviation for?

What antiviral is nvp (nevirapine) an abbreviation for?

Neviapine: Nevirapine, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nnrti). ...Read more

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What's with the videx ec (didanosine) warning?

Videx (didanosine) warning: Black box warning for pancreatitis which could be fatal. ...Read more

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Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Mylotarg-cytarabine: Open these links: http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/mylotarg.Html http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/cytarabine.Html.

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What is invirase (saquinavir) used to treat?

HIV: Invirase (saquinavir) is a protease inhibitor that is designed to treat HIV in combination with other medications. It is an older drug in this class and is not used much anymore since newer drugs require less pills per day and have fewer side effects. ...Read more

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How does itracon itraconazole tablets works?

Itraconazole : It is an antifungal. It inhibits ergosterol synthesis. ...Read more

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What is dobutrex (dobutamine) prescribed for?

What is dobutrex (dobutamine) prescribed for?

Dobutamine: IV medication given primarily for congestive heart failure from heart muscle weakening. This increases the ability of the heart to contract and increase blood flow throughout the body helping with heart failure symptoms. Used with diuretic therapy (Lasix) to get extra fluid/water out of the body. Used in hospital but can be used at home for chronic therapy for end-stage heart failure. ...Read more

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What is pharmacovigilance / drug safety?

What is pharmacovigilance / drug safety?

Adverse effects : Pharmacovigilance is the science of detecting collecting, monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating adverse effects of medications, biological products, herbalism and traditional medicines. ...Read more

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Videx Ec (Definition)

Videx EC is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more


Dr. Walter Husar
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Videx (Definition)

Videx is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more