Definition of "zanamivir" [zanamivir]

  • A neuraminidase inhibitor used in the treatment and prophylaxis of Influenzavirus (noun)

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Use "zanamivir" in a sentence
  • "Both Roche AG's Tamiflu, known generically as oseltamivir, and GlaxoSmithKline's Relenza, known as zanamivir, have been shown to work against the new virus."
  • "The virus is also sensitive to two widely available drugs: osteltamivir and zanamivir."
  • "Finally, if you do get the flu, use antiviral drugs such as oseltamivir (Tamiflu) or zanamivir (Relenza) to help reduce the risk of complications."