Class of drugs against viruses
Introduction: Antivirals are medications that directly attack viruses. They are not antibiotics, which attack bacteria. Antivirals are also much newer than antibiotics. Until recently, antivirals were mainly used against severe life-threatening viral conditions. However, modern antivirals exist against flu, genital herpes, HIV, viral hepatitis, and other viral conditions.
Count: Antivirals is listed as a: treatment for 13 conditions; alternative treatment for 13 conditions; preventive treatment for 1 conditions; research treatment for 3 conditions.
Treatments: all treatments
Antivirals as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:
Antivirals as a prevention: The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:
Antivirals as a research area: The following list of conditions have 'Antivirals' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:
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