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Vidarabine

Vira-a (vidarabine) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Vidarabine was first approved as Vira-a on 1982-01-01. It is used to treat chickenpox, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, herpetic keratitis, and infectious keratoconjunctivitis in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against adenosine deaminase.

 

Trade Name

 

Vira-a
 

Common Name

 

vidarabine
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL1090
 

Indication

 

chickenpox, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, herpetic keratitis, infectious keratoconjunctivitis
 

Drug Class

 

Antineoplastics (arabinofuranosyl derivatives)

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