Anti-Influenza Agents

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General Principles

Zanamivir, oseltamivir, and peramivir are neuraminidase inhibitors that block influenza A and B neuraminidases. Neuraminidase activity is necessary for successful viral egress and release from infected cells. Baloxavir is an endonuclease inhibitor that inhibits influenza gene transcription.

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General Principles

Zanamivir, oseltamivir, and peramivir are neuraminidase inhibitors that block influenza A and B neuraminidases. Neuraminidase activity is necessary for successful viral egress and release from infected cells. Baloxavir is an endonuclease inhibitor that inhibits influenza gene transcription.

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