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abacavir

 [ah-bak´ah-vir]
a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used as an antiretroviral in treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection; administered orally as the sulfate salt.

abacavir

/abac·a·vir/ (ah-bak´ah-vir) a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used as the sulfate salt as an antiretroviral in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection.

abacavir

(ə-băk′ə-vîr′)
n.
An antiviral drug, C14H18N6O, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptor inhibitor and is used in its sulfate form in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.

abacavir

an antiviral that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
indication It is prescribed in combination with other antiretroviral agents for HIV-1 infection.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Hypersensitivity reactions occur in approximately 5% of patients, and can be fatal. Other life-threatening adverse effects include granulocytopenia, anemia, and lactic acidosis. Common side effects include fever, headache, malaise, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, and rash.

abacavir

An HIV-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI/integrase inhibitor) similar to AZT.
 
Adverse effects
Life-threatening allergic reactions—fever, dyspnea, rashes, intraoral blistering, nausea, headache.

abacavir

Ziagen, zintavir, 1592 AIDS An HIV nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor–NRTI/integrase inhibitor similar to AZT Adverse effects Life-threatening allergic reactions–fever, dyspnea, rashes, intraoral blistering, nausea, headache. See AIDS, Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, Reverse transcriptase.

abacavir

A nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor drug used in combination with other anti-HIV drugs to treat AIDS. A brand name is Ziagen. In combination with lamivudine and zidovodine it is marketed as Trizivir.
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A Scottish Parliament Act passed in 1592 gives the publicly-funded Court of the Lord Lyon - which has its own procurator fiscal - responsibility for prosecuting anyone who uses unauthorised arms.
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With his 1592 The Spanish Tragedy, playwright Kyd (1558-94) presented the first of what would be many revenge plays to hit the early modern English stage, the most famous being Hamlet.
Mewn indentur, wedi ei ddyddio ym mis Mai, 1592, ceir fod Owen Lloyd, bonheddwr, wedi prynu Cae Iago a Thyddyn Gruffydd ap Jenny oddiwrth Robert ap Gruffydd o''''r Wybernant, Dolwyddelan neu Benmachno, am y swm o PS50.
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The RSC is teaming up with students from Leicester University to stage the play, written in 1592, at the uni.
The Islands were first discovered by an English explorer called John Davis who placed the English flag there in 1592 however they were not explored until 1690.
The Mongol text of the Namasaingiti mentioned in the description as Kanjur 1592 (section 2.
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The avenues contain numerous ancient tree specimens and many tell the stories of their creation, such as the Spanish chestnuts at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, which were planted using seeds from the Armada wrecks in 1592.
The 1592 Criminal Damage Act on Property Belonging to the Crown decrees any swan belongs to the Crown unless marked otherwise.