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IMG SURVIVOR
08-23-2006, 03:14 PM
MOA of rivabirin?

md90
08-23-2006, 07:20 PM
MOA of rivabirin?

am assuming that this for a virus.. but am unsure...; have to look this one up..

drskc
08-23-2006, 10:16 PM
Ribavirin is used to TX RSV and Hepatitis C. It works by Inhibiting IMP Dehydrogenase and thus decreasing the synthesis of guanine nucleotides ( review the purine salvage pathway) Also note that it is contra in Preganant women ,BEWARE THIS QUESTION WAS ON MANY STEP EXAMS!!

md90
08-23-2006, 10:30 PM
thank you drskc..;







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