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Antivirals

Introduction: Antivirals

Antivirals are medications that directly attack viruses. They are not antibiotics, which attack bacteria. Antivirals are also much newer than antibiotics. Until recently, antivirals were mainly used against severe life-threatening viral conditions. However, modern antivirals exist against flu, genital herpes, HIV, viral hepatitis, and other viral conditions.

Basic Information: Antivirals

Antivirals: Class of drugs against viruses.

Count: Antivirals is listed as a: treatment for 17 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 1 conditions; research treatment for 4 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Antivirals as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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  • Flu ... Antiviral medications

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  • Orf ... antivirals

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List of Diseases with Antivirals as a Preventive Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:

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List of Diseases with Antivirals as a Research Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

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