Disease Information for Zidovudine (Retrovir/AZT)Azidothymidine

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bluish/black pigmentation/nails
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Anemia with Low Reticulocyte Count
AIDS with Renal failure
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Macrocytic anemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
MCV/Mean Corpuscular Volume (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, dilated
Drug induced Anemia.
Drug induced Cardiomyopathy/Cardiotoxicity.
Drug induced Myelosuppression.
Drug induced Myopathy.
Drug induced Polymyositis syndrome.
Hyperpigmentation
Lactic acidosis
Mitochondrial myopathy
Myocarditis, toxic
Polymyositis
Red cell aplasia/marrow failure
Toxic Myopathy/Poisoning
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-AIDS medication (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anti-HIV nucleoside analog medication (example)
DRUG/Antiviral medication (example)
DRUG/Nucleotide analog/HIV drug (example)
DRUG/Reverse transcriptase inhibitor/RNA
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardium Toxic Effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
3' Azido 2',3' Dideoxythymidine, 3' Azido 3' deoxythymidine, Antiviral AZT, azidodeoxythymidine, azidothymidine, AZT, AZT Azidothymidine, AZT (Antiviral), AZT Antiviral, Thymidine 3' azido 3' deoxy, ZDV, Zidovudine, Zidovudine (product), Zidovudine (substance), ZIDOVUDINE PREPARATION, Zidovudine product, Brand name/AZT (Zidovudine), Brand name/Combivir (Lamivudin-Zidovudine) comb., Brand name/Retrovir (Zidovudine), Brand name/Trizivir (abacavir-Lamivudine-Zidovudine), Synonym/2-azido 2,4 dideoxythymidine, Synonym/Azidothymidine (zidovudine) administration, Synonym/ZDV (Zidovudine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 300 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose Q6 hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-viral anti-HIV drug;Nucleoside analog antimetabolite for RNA reverse transcriptase enzymes

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