Scientific Name: Foscarnet
Brand Name: Foscavir
Company Owner: Hospira inc, Clinigen healthcare ltd
Mechanism Of Action Foscarnet exerts its antiviral activity by a selective inhibition at the pyrophosphate binding site on virus-specific DNA polymerases at concentrations that do not affect cellular DNA polymerases.
Description of the Drug: Foscarnet is an antiviral used to treat CMV, HIV, and HSV infections.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00529