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Anti-Influenza Drugs

In Uncategorized on September 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Inhibitors of Influenza Viral Uncoating

Amanda is infected with type A influenza. The doctor decided to give her amantadine (Symmetrel). This is a true virostatic agent. The hemaglutinin production in the Golgi apparatus is halted and the M2 channel is ionized. She was sent home after 12 hours of giving the medicine.

Later that day, her grandmother, Rima, was found to be sick with influenza type A, similar to Amanda’s strain. She was given amantadine but she developed seizures, nausea, vomiting, dysuria, arrythmia, pupilary dilation and psychosis. She was then given rimantadine (Flumadine Forest) and this cured her.

Inhibitors of Influenza Viral Release

Revolver Ocelot had Influenza Type B. He was given oseltamivir (Tamiflu). However, he devloped gastrointestinal adverse reactions because he had kidney problems.

Zangief also has a flu. He was given a microionized powder of Zanamivir. He also had a mild asthma-like attack during treatment. The flu duration was reduced by 1 1/2 days.

Ocelot and Zangief, through the early intervention of doctors, was not able to develop flu-associated complications like otitis media and lower respiratory tract infection (bronchopneumonia).

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