Synonyms for umifenovir or Related words with umifenovir
Examples of "umifenovir"
is manufactured and made available as both tablets and capsules.
inhibits membrane fusion.
prevents contact between the virus and target host cells. Fusion between the viral capsid and the cell membrane of the target cell is inhibited. This prevents viral entry to the target cell, and therefore protects it from infection.
(trade name , ) is an antiviral treatment for influenza infection used in Russia and China. The drug is manufactured by Pharmstandard (). Although some Russian studies have shown it to be effective, it is not approved for use in Western countries. Chemically,
features an indole core, functionalized at all but one positions with different substituents. The drug inhibits viral entry into target cells and also stimulates the immune response.
is used primarily as an antiviral treatments for influenza. The drug has also been investigated as a candidate drug for treatment of hepatitis C.
As well as specific antiviral action against both influenza A and influenza B viruses,
exhibits modulatory effects on the immune system. The drug stimulates a humoral immune response, induces interferon-production, and stimulates the phagocytic function of macrophages.
A more recent study (published online as an accepted manuscript by the "Journal of Virolog"y) by Pécheur et al. indicates that
also has "in vitro" effectiveness at preventing entry of Ebolavirus Zaïre Kikwit, Tacaribe arenavirus and human herpes virus 8 into mammalian cell cultures, while confirming umifenovir's suppressive effect "in vitro" on Hepatitis B and poliovirus infection of mammalian cells when introduced either in advance of viral infection or during infection.
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