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Cidofovir

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    Cidofovir
    Empovir 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Analogues of nucleotides that are incorporated into viral DNA by viral DNA polymerase, resulting in premature DNA termination.
    • Microbiology
    • Active against cytomegalovirus (CMV).

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Treatment of CMV retinitis in patients with AIDs.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Rash
    • Headache
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
    • Neutropaenia
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