idoxuridine


idoxuridine

noun Pharmacology.

  1. a thymidine analogue, C9H11IN2O5, used topically for the ocular treatment of herpes simplex keratitis.

n.

  1. A pyrimidine analog that produces both antiviral and anticancer effects by interfering with DNA synthesis and is used locally for the treatment of keratitis from herpes simplex or vaccinia.

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