vidarabine

vidarabine
A purine nucleoside obtained from fermentation cultures of Streptomyces antibioticus and used to treat herpes simplex infections.

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vid·ar·a·bine vid-'är-ə-.bēn n an antiviral agent C10H13N5O4·H2O derived from adenine and arabinoside and used esp. to treat keratitis and encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus called also adenine arabinoside, ara-A

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vi·dar·a·bine (vi-darґə-bēn) [USP] a purine analogue that inhibits DNA synthesis; used as a topical antiviral agent in the treatment of herpes simplex keratitis or keratoconjunctivitis and intravenously in the treatment of herpes simplex encephalitis. Called also adenine arabinoside or ara-A.

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