Sunday, May 16, 2010

Four Antiviral Drugs

Antiviral drug is a prescription medicine in the form of pill, syrup or inhaler which its activity against influenza viruses, including influenza A H1N1 virus.
These drugs can be used to treat and prevent infections caused by influenza viruses Mexico. Supervision provided by a doctor or a doctor's prescription and is only useful for influenza virus infection, not to other viral infections.
There are at least four antiviral drugs that circulate in the world that is oseltamivir, zanamivir, amantadine and rimantadine. However, influenza A H1N1 virus was detected in the United States and Mexico were resistant to amantadine and rimantadine. Therefore, both the drug is not effective to overcome the flu Mexico.
However, based on laboratory tests, the flu virus is sensitive to Mexican drug oseltamivir and zanamivir.

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