Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


A nucleoside analogue that inhibits infection of new cells by HIV. It is FDA-approved for the treatment of HIV when used in combination with AZT in patients with CD4 cell counts adown 300 who have deteriorated despite treatment and as monotherapy next AZT-failure. Possible side effects include nerve hurt in the hands and foots (peripheral neuropathy) and sores in the mouth.
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