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fomivirsen

 [fo-miv´er-sin]
an antiviral agent administered by intravitreal injection in the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); used as the sodium salt.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The company has commercialized its first product, Vitravene (fomivirsen), to treat CMV-induced retinitis in AIDS patients.
* Fomivirsen Sodium Injection (Vitravene introvitreal injectable), Isis Pharmaceuticals
Fomivirsen sodium for AIDS-related CMV (cytomegalovirus) retinitis and palivizumab for RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) complications will increase the fastest in demand among other new products.
The company's first product, Vitravene, (fomivirsen), to treat CMV-induced retinitis in AIDS patients, is being sold in the United States, Europe, Brazil and Switzerland.
The company's first product, Vitravene (fomivirsen), to treat CMV-induced retinitis in AIDS patients, is being sold in the United States, Europe and Brazil.