Definition of Ribavirin

1. Noun. An inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections.

Exact synonyms: Virazole
Generic synonyms: Antiviral, Antiviral Agent, Antiviral Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Ribavirin

1. Noun. (pharmacy) An antiviral drug used to treat a number of DNA and RNA viruses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ribavirin

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Medical Definition of Ribavirin

1. A nucleoside analogue approved as a treatment for respiratory syncytial virus. Ribavirin also has shown activity against hepatitis C, but its use in HIV infection is highly controversial. It is possible that it enhances the activity of ddl. (23 Aug 1998)

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Literary usage of Ribavirin

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"/jg ribavirin spiked. 10. Analyze three quality control blind spikes and three ... Calculate concentration, C, of ribavirin in the air volume sampled, ..."

2. Sas/stat 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Virginia Clark (2004)
"Blood sample were collected at weeks 4, 8, and from each patients in three treatment groups (placebo, low dose of ribavirin, and high dose). ..."

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