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  • noun An antiviral drug being developed for prevention of asthma exacerbations and common cold symptoms in asthmatic subjects exposed to picornavirus respiratory infections.


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  • GUPTA: Not the illusive cure, but perhaps a treatment on the way. pleconaril, maybe -- may be becoming a household name.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2001

  • During his career, he has played a major role in the development of antibiotics (penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones), vaccines (Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B), antivirals (famciclovir, penciclovir, pleconaril), and topical antimicrobials (Bactoban). News Feed


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