Picovir

Active Ingredient(s): Pleconaril
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold



Picovir Overview

Pleconaril (Picovir[1]) is an antiviral drug that was being developed by Schering-Plough for prevention of asthma exacerbations and common cold symptoms in patients exposed to picornavirus respiratory infections.[2] Pleconaril, administered either orally or intranasally, is active against viruses in the Picornaviridae family, including Enterovirus[3] and Rhinovirus.[4] It has shown useful activity against the dangerous enteroviru...

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What happened with Picovir. I heard FDA failed to approve it in 2002. Has anything changed since then? ## No, it doesn't appear that there has been any change. It was initially rejected by the FDA because it was found to provide only modest benefits to those who used it and the potential for dangerous problems that it could cause far outweighed the slight help it gave. Is there anything else I can help with?

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