Category: Antiviral

Foscarnet Overview

Foscarnet (phosphonomethanoic acid), known by its brand name Foscavir, is an antiviral medication which is primarily used to treat viral infections involving the Herpesviridae family. It is classified as a pyrophosphate analog DNA polymerase inhibitor. Foscarnet is the conjugate base of a chemical compound with the formula HO2CPO3H2. Foscarnet was approved for medical use in 1991.[2] Contents 1 Medical use 2 Mechanism of action 3 Administration 4 Side effects 5 References 6 ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 2.4gm/100ml, 24mg/ml
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NDC Database Records for Foscarnet: (2 results)

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  • 0409-3863 Foscarnet Sodium 24 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 76310-001 Foscavir Uk 24 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Clinigen Healthcare Ltd.

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