oseltamivir phosphate

Definition / meaning of oseltamivir phosphate

The phosphate salt of oseltamivir, a synthetic derivative prodrug of ethyl ester with antiviral activity. By blocking neuraminidases on the surfaces of influenza viruses, oseltamivir interferes with host cell release of complete viral particles.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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