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Antimicrobial

Antiviral Drugs in Children and Adolescents

Keywords : Antiviral drugs, Acyclovir, CMV infections, Hepatitis, Herpes virus, HIV, RSV infections

Citation Information : Antiviral Drugs in Children and Adolescents. Pediatr Inf Dis 2019; 1 (3):123-128.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1221

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

This article on antiviral drugs is aimed at providing recommendations for treatment of selected viral infections in pediatric population. This article will discuss commonly used antivirals, their pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, mechanisms of action, spectrum of activity, and toxicities. Biologics such as interferons will also be discussed.


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