foscarnet sodium


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to foscarnet sodium: Foscavir

foscarnet sodium

(fŏs′kär-nĕt′)
n.
An antiviral drug, CNa3O5P, used intravenously to treat herpesvirus infections, especially cytomegalovirus retinitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Foscarnet sodium injection is a well-known, broad- spectrum antiviral agent.
In this study, we compared the clinical effects of foscarnet sodium injection and interferon on HIV- infected patients complicated with herpes zoster.
0 g foscarnet sodium injection (Jiangsu Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical Co.
Foscarnet sodium is a congener of phosphonoacetic acid, and they are both the analogues of pyrophosphates.
Unlike interferon that exerts only short- term effects,16 foscarnet sodium, which is a totally synthesized small molecule compound, functions at the pyrophosphate binding site of viral DNA polymerase.
05), indicating that foscarnet sodium effectively suppressed viral infection and proliferation by regulating immune and inflammatory mechanisms.