Sentence Examples

  • Ribavirin (Rebetol, Virazol), used for treatment of hospitalized infants and young children with severe lower respiratory tract infections caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), but its value is controversial.
  • Children who are severely ill may be given antiviral medications, such as ribavirin, which is thought to shorten the length of illness and decrease its severity.
  • Viral encephalitis is usually treated with antiviral drugs, including acyclovir, ganciclovir, foscarnet, ribavirin, and AZT.
  • Ribavirin is both expensive and has toxic side effects, so its use is restricted to the most severe cases.
  • Ribavirin (Virazole) is used for desperately ill children to stop the growth of the virus.

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