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Definition of the noun lamivudine
What does lamivudine mean as a name of something?
- a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of lamivudine: 3TC
- more generic terms: NRTI / nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor = an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus
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by Keith R Jerome
Lamivudine is a nucleoside analogue that was initially designed as a reverse transcriptase inhibitor for the...
by M. Kitajima, M. Shamizu, G. Wakabayashi, K. Hoshino, M. Tanabe, S. Kawachi
Lamivudine is a potent irreversible inhibitor of the reverse transcriptase (DNA polymerase). Studies in transplant recipients...
Textbook Of Pharmacology (2008)
Lamivudine is an orally effective synthetic nucleoside analogue with activity against HIV-1 and HBV.
Adverse effects Lamivudine is a well-tolerated agent and adverse effects like headache, nausea, and dizziness are rare.
GI/Liver Secrets Plus E-Book (2010)
by Peter R McNally
Against hepatitis B, fortunately there are some newer agents besides lamivudine, such as the nucleotide and nucleoside analogs of entecavir, telbivudine, emtricitabine, adefovir, and tenofovir. Lamivudine is the least expensive agent against ...
by Debra G.B. Leonard
Lamivudine is an orally administered nucleoside analog, which is...
Examination Medicine (2014)
A Guide to Physician Training by Nicholas J Talley, Simon O’Connor
Lamivudine has minimal side-effects, with a seroconversion rate after 2 years of about 30%. Lamivudine is an orally active nucleoside analogue that interferes with HBV replication, but is prescribed less often now. Long-term use of lamivudine ...
by Ann George, Joshy K. S., Mathew Sebastian, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi, Sabu Thomas
Lamivudine is a synthetic zalcitabine analong in which a sulphur atom replaces the 3' carbon atom of the pentose ring. It is phosphorylated intracellulary into its active form lamivudine triphosphate which inhibits reverse ...
by James S. Dooley, Anna Lok, Andrew K. Burroughs, Jenny Heathcote
The most important mutation associated with resistance to lamivudine is a substitution of ...
by Deirdre A. Kelly
Lamivudine is an oral nucleoside analogue approved for treating children over 3 years of age. The recommended dose is 3 mg/kg/day (maximum 100 mg/day), administered orally once daily. In a large multicenter randomized, double‐blind, ...
Gut Instincts (2011)
A Clinician's Handbook of Digestive and Liver Diseases by Eric Esrailian
Lamivudine is an oral nucleoside analog originally used for the treatment of HIV. Lamivudine is safe to use in cirrhosis or hepatic decompensation. With monotherapy, genotypic resistance is noted in 14% to 32% of patients after the first year ...
New Challenges to Health (2001)
The Threat of Virus Infection by Society for General Microbiology. Symposium, G. L. Smith, Society for General Microbiology
Lamivudine is a nucleoside analogue inhibitor of reverse transcriptase that was developed initially for treatment of HIV disease. Interestingly, in HIV-infected individuals, if the drug is used as monotherapy, resistance emerges within a few ...
by A. Y. Elzouki, H. A. Harfi, F. B. Stapleton, H. Nazer, William Oh, R. J. Whitley
Lamivudine is the third of the three small molecules approved for use in the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV)...
by Peter Cameron, George Jelinek, Anne-Maree Kelly, Anthony F. T. Brown, Mark Little
Lamivudine is an oral nucleoside analogue that potently inhibits HBV DNA synthesis. Human monoclonal antibodies may be directed against different epitopes of HBsAg, bind HBV particles and reduce serum viral titres and HBsAg levels.
by Richard L. Sweet, Ronald S. Gibbs
Lamivudine is a nucleoside analogue that competitively inhibits reverse transcriptase by competing with deoxycytidine triphosphate for incorporation into DNA chains, resulting in chain termination. Many small and several large, multicenter, ...
by Alex M. Davison
The nucleoside analogue lamivudine is a therapeutic alternative with less side- effects and a comparable primary efficacy. After a 12-month course of 100 mg lamivudine daily HBV-DNA became undetectable in 44 per cent of patients (16 per ...
Conceptual Pharmacology (2010)
Lamivudine: Lamivudine is a cytosine analogue active against HIV-1, HIV-2 and HBV.
by Derek G. Waller, Tony Sampson
Lamivudine is a prodrug. E. Combination therapy with ribavirin and interferon alfa is recommended for the treatment of hepatitis C. 2. A 45-year-old woman was admitted to the accident and emergency department with acute liver failure.
by Manuchair Ebadi
LAMIVUDINE (3TC) (Epivir tablets 150 mg) Lamivudine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, which inhibits replication of HIV and hepatitis B virus (HBV ). HIV infection: Epivir is used in combination with other antiretroviral agents for ...
Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features by Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman, Lawrence J. Brandt
Lamivudine is a pregnancy category C drug, but is thought to be ...
by William Andrew Publishing
- Common Name: Lamivudine Structural Formula: Chemical Abstracts Registry No.: 134678-17-4 Trade Name ...
by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers
Lamivudine a. Chemistry, Mechanism of Action, and Antiviral Activity ...
by Joseph Segen
lamivudine®. Epivir, 3TC AIDS An antiHIV nucleoside analogue with activity against HBV Adverse effects Headache, nausea, decreased WBCs, rare alopecia . See AIDS, HIV. lamotrigine. Lamictal An antiepileptic that blocks Na+ channels and ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
lamivudine. n. a reverse transcriptase inhibitor (see REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE). lamotrigine. n. an antiepileptic drug used in the control of partial seizures and tonic–clonic seizures. It is administered by mouth. Possible sideeffects include ...
by Frank J. Ayd
lamivudine (Epivir) A nucleoside analogue that...
Lamivudine ( Epivir) ...
In 2014 there are seven licensed therapeutic agents for use in adults in the United States (standard interferon, pegylated interferon, lamivudine, tenofovir, telbivudine, adefovir, and entecavir). Several combination therapies have been ...
pancreatitis, vomiting, abdominal pain Clarithromycin Antibacterial Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, abnormal taste Combivir (zidovudine–lamivudine) Combination Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, abnormal liver function, pancreatitis, ...
Encyclopedia of Disability (2005)
by Gary L Albrecht, Sharon L. Snyder
Drugs include zidovudine, lamivudine, stavudine, abacavir, didanosine, zalcitabine, emtricitabine, and tenofovir. Brand combination drugs include Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) and Trizivir (abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine). 2.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
lamivudine, also known as 3TC, a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor antiretroviral drug used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infections in combination with other antiretroviral agents.
by Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Combivir® ( lamivudine/zidovudine) 2. Crixivan® (indinavir) 3. Diflucan® (fluconazole) 4. Epivir® (lamivudine) 5. Epogen® (epoetin alfa) 6. Gamimune® (globulin, immune ) 7.
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