How Do Antiviral Endonuclease Inhibitors Work?

Reviewed on 11/19/2021

HOW DO ANTIVIRAL ENDONUCLEASE INHIBITORS WORK?

Antiviral endonuclease inhibitors inhibit the cap-dependent endonuclease present in the influenza virus. The cap-dependent endonuclease is an enzyme essential for the initiation of viral replication. Thus, by inhibiting cap-dependent endonuclease, viral replication is prevented, which reduces the viral load and influenza infection.

HOW ARE ANTIVIRAL ENDONUCLEASE INHIBITORS USED?

Antiviral endonuclease inhibitors are used for treating influenza infection.

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF ANTIVIRAL ENDONUCLEASE INHIBITORS?

Some of the side effects of antiviral endonuclease inhibitors include:

The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.

WHAT ARE NAMES OF ANTIVIRAL ENDONUCLEASE INHIBITORS?

Generic and brand names of antiviral endonuclease inhibitors include:

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References
https://reference.medscape.com/drugs/antivirals-endonuclease-inhibitors

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