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Idoxuridine

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Introduction

Name

  • Idoxuridine.

Description

Chemical name

  • 1-[(2R,4S,5R)-4-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl]-5-iodo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-2,4-dione.

Molecular formula

  • C9 H11 IN2 O5 .

Molecular weight

  • 354.09.

Physical properties

  • Eye drops.

Storage requirements

  • As per manufacturer's instructions.

Uses

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Indications

  • Herpes keratitis   Keratitis: viral  .
  • No idoxuridine containing product is licensed for use in horses; its use in horses should therefore conform to the veterinary cascade.
  • See also Therapeutics: eye    Therapeutics: eye  .

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

Adverse Reactions

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