Amy Shared "Antiviral Drugs" - 2 Picmonics

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Antiviral Drugs

Acyclovir (Zovirax)
Guanosine Analog
Inhibits Viral Replication
Thymidine Kinase Activation
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV)
Side Effects (Oral)
GI Distress
Side Effects (IV)
CNS Toxicity
Nephrotoxicity (Crystalline Nephropathy)
Prevents Recurrent Episodes
Slow IV Infusion
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2 mins
Zanamivir (Relenza) and Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)
Influenza A and B
Treatment and Prophylaxis
Inhibits Release of New Virus
Inhibits Influenza Neuraminidase
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1 min

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