phosphonoformate trisodium

Definition / meaning of phosphonoformate trisodium

A drug used to treat infections with herpesviruses in people whose immune systems are weakened by AIDS. It blocks the viruses from making copies of themselves. It is a type of antiviral agent. Also called foscarnet sodium and Foscavir.

Listed under:

Find More About 'phosphonoformate trisodium'

Source(s):

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

Leave a Comment

*