ddC (Zalcitabine)

  • Gail Skowron
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 394)


ddC (zalcitabine) is one of four nucleoside analogs currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the therapy of HIV infection. Despite its narrow therapeutic ratio, ddC has demonstrated in vivo activity against HIV disease, both alone and in combination with other drugs including AZT (zidovudine) and the protease inhibitor saquinavir.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type Antimicrob Agent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease Triple Combination 
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