Adenine arabinoside in the management of herpetic keratitis

Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K (1962). 1975 Jul;95(2):246-9.

Abstract

Ara-A is an effective antiviral agent in the treatment of herpetic ulceration. Its use leads to a quick and high cure rate, and clinical resistance is low. It can successfully be used in cases showing complications after treatment with other antiviral agents.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Comparative Study
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Drug Hypersensitivity
  • Drug Resistance
  • Humans
  • Idoxuridine / adverse effects
  • Idoxuridine / therapeutic use
  • Keratitis, Dendritic / drug therapy*
  • Purine Nucleosides / therapeutic use*
  • Trifluridine / adverse effects
  • Trifluridine / therapeutic use
  • Vidarabine / adverse effects
  • Vidarabine / therapeutic use*

Substances

  • Purine Nucleosides
  • Vidarabine
  • Idoxuridine
  • Trifluridine