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SE: GI symptoms and psychological effects
Negative sense, single-stranded RNA virus
Hospitalizes 2-3% of infants in the first 12 months of life
Agents used in RSV infections
Oral bioavailability is increased with high fat meal and decreased with antacid
A humanized monoclonal Ab directed against an epitope in the A antigen site on the F fusion protein of RSV (blocks VIRAL ENTRY to host cells)
M2 Inhibitors
Contraindicated in pts with uncorrected anemia, end-stage renal failure, ischemia vascular dz, and pregnancy
Use: For the prophylaxis and tx (if taken within 2 days of symptoms)
Adverse reactions: GI upset, CNS (dopaminergic effects), teratogenic potential, peripheral edema
Agent(s) used in the chemoprophylaxis and treatment of influenza A (if administered early). Also can be used in the tx of Parkinson's dz
MOA: Inhibits __________ and interferes with the RELEASE of progeny influenza virus (early administration crucial)
Blocks ___ ion channels and INHIBITS UNCOATING
SE: anaphylaxis (hypersensitivity), infections, skin reactions, GI symptoms
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________ + peg IFN alpha-2A = standard tx for HCV
Anti-influenza agent classes
Active against Influenza A only
RSV agent used only for prophylaxis
SE: hemolytic anemia, skin rash, depression, fatigue, irritability, nausea, insomnia
Most common cause of bronchiolitis and PNA in children < 1 y.o.
AVOID in asthma and COPD
100% resistance with seasonal H3N2 and 2009 pandemic flu
Used in children with severe RSV to minimize bronchiolitis or PNA.
A nucleoside analog that interferes with the synthesis of guanosine/adenosine triphosphate, inhibits capping of viral mRNA; inhibits viral RNA polymerase. Phosphorylated (activated
Neuroaminidase Inhibitors
Conditions increasing hospitalization rates by 4-5X
Active against BOTH Influenza A and B
SE: bronchospasm and psychological effects

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