Michael Broder explores the decades-long journey from experimental treatments for herpes to COVID-19, with HIV along the way.
Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Names: ddI, ddl EC, delayed-release didanosine, dideoxyinosine, enteric-coated didanosine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
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What Is Didanosine? Who Should Take Didanosine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs?
What Is Didanosine?
ddI (Videx) is a drug used ...
Videx tablets (above left) are round and off-white to pale yellow-orange, with "Videx" on one side and the tablet strength on the other side. Videx EC (above right) is an enteric-coated, white capsule labeled with "BMS 400 mg" and "6674" in red. The ...
A new formulation of the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) Videx was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Videx EC is a new formulation of the anti-HIV medication ddI, (also known as didanosine a...