Active Ingredient(s):Cidofovir FDA Approved: * June 26, 1996 Pharm Company: *GILEAD Category:HIV / AIDS
Cidofovir, brand name Vistide, is an injectable antiviral medication primarily used as a treatment for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (an infection of the retina of the eye) in people with AIDS.
Cidofovir was approved for medical use in 1996.
1 Medical use
1.1 DNA virus
3 Side effects
4 Mechanism of action
7 See also
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.