Definition of Ribavirin

A synthetic nucleoside analogue of ribofuranosyl with antiviral activity. Ribavirin incorporates into viral nucleic acid, inhibits viral ribonucleic acid (RNA) synthesis, induces viral genome mutations, and inhibits normal viral replication. Ribavirin shows activity against a variety of RNA viruses, especially hepatitis c virus. (NCI04)

Ribavirin is from the group

Miscellaneous Antiviral Agent

Other Names for Ribavirin

Ribavirin
1-.beta.-D-Ribofuranosyl-1H-1,2, 4-triazole-3-carboxamide
1-Beta-D-ribofuranosyl-1,2,4-triazolo-3-carboxamide
1-Beta-D-ribofuranosyl-1H-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide
ICN 1229
ICN-1229
RIBA
RIBAVIRIN
RTCA
Rebetol
Viramide
Virazid
Virazole
ribavirin

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