methisazone

methisazone

a thiosemicarbazone derivative that inhibits RNA and protein synthesis. Used as an oral antiviral agent.
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A third drug, methisazone, was once tested against smallpox; no new data are available.
A third drug, methisazone, was tested long ago against smallpox; no new data are available.
Methisazone in prevention of variola minor among contacts.