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. FDA-approved for individuals intolerant to or failing on AZT and for people who have taken AZT for sixteen weeks or more. Side effects can include nerve hurt in the hands and foots (peripheral neuropathy), hurt to the pancreas (pancreatitis) and diarrhoea.
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