Definition of Ddc

1. Noun. An antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection.




Medical Definition of Ddc

1. A nucleoside analogue that inhibits infection of new cells by HIV. It is FDA-approved for the treatment of HIV when used in combination with AZT in patients with CD4 cell counts below 300 who have deteriorated despite treatment and as monotherapy following AZT-failure. Possible side effects include nerve damage in the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy) and sores in the mouth. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ddc

dazzlements
dazzler
dazzlers
dazzles
dazzling
dazzling glare
dazzlingly
dazzlingness
dazzlings
dbas
dbh
dbl
dcmp deaminase
ddNTP
ddNTPs
ddc (current term)
ddd
dde
ddl
de-
de-Baathification
de-Christianise
de-Christianize
de-Muslimize
de-Nazification
de-Stalinisation
de-Stalinization
de-access
de-alate
de-authorise

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