Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
- Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
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Compounds that inhibit cell production of DNA or RNA.
Drug Drug Description Nevirapine A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used as part of a management regimen for HIV-1 virus infection. Idoxuridine A pyrimidine analog antiviral used for the treatment of viral eye infections, including herpes simplex keratitis. Mitomycin An antimetabolite used as an adjunct to ab externo (outside approach) eye surgeries for the treatment of glaucoma and used as a chemotherapeutic agent for various malignancies. Rimantadine An RNA synthesis inhibitor used to prevent influenza A infection. Zidovudine A dideoxynucleoside used in the treatment of HIV infection. Foscarnet An antiviral used to treat CMV, HIV, and HSV infections. Methotrexate An antineoplastic agent used the treatment of a wide variety of cancers as well as severe psoriasis, severe rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Efavirenz A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV infection or prevent the spread of HIV. Pemetrexed A folate analog used to treat mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer. Stavudine A dideoxynucleoside used in the treatment of HIV infection. Delavirdine A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV infection. Lamivudine A reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV and hepatitis B infections. Adefovir dipivoxil A nucleotide analog used to treat chronic hepatitis B. Emtricitabine A nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used for the treatment and prophylaxis of HIV. Didanosine A reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV. Zalcitabine A dideoxynucleoside used to treat HIV. Dactinomycin An actinomycin used to treat a wide variety of cancers. Hydroxyurea An antimetabolite used to treat sickle cell anemia crisis. Mercaptopurine An antineoplastic agent used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia. Rifampicin An antibiotic used to treat several types of mycobacterial infections including Mycobacterium avium complex, leprosy, and in combination with other antibacterials to treat latent or active tuberculosis. Abacavir An antiviral nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV. Novobiocin For the treatment of infections due to staphylococci and other susceptible organisms Telbivudine A thymidine nucleoside analog used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B with clinical evidence of viral replication or persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases (ALT or AST). Phosphonoacetic Acid A simple organophosphorus compound that inhibits DNA polymerase, especially in viruses and is used as an antiviral agent. [PubChem] Etravirine A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) used in the treatment of HIV-1 infections in combination with other antiretroviral agents. Plicamycin For the treatment of testicular cancer, as well as hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria associated with a variety of advanced forms of cancer. Anisomycin Anisomycin (sometimes known as flagecidin), is an antibiotic retrieved from the bacteria Streptomyces griseolus. This drug acts to inhibit bacterial protein and DNA synthesis. Rilpivirine A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) used in combination with other antiretrovirals to specifically treat human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). Atevirdine Atevirdine has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV Infections. Lobucavir Lobucavir has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV Infections and Cytomegalovirus Infections. Oltipraz Oltipraz has been used in trials studying the treatment and prevention of Lung Cancer, Liver Fibrosis, Liver Cirrhosis, and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Adefovir Not Annotated Tenofovir A nucleotide analog indicated in the treatment of HIV infections. Fluorouracil A pyrimidine analog used to treat basal cell carcinomas, and as an injection in palliative cancer treatment. Gemcitabine A nucleoside metabolic inhibitor used as adjunct therapy in the treatment of certain types of ovarian cancer, non-small cell lung carcinoma, metastatic breast cancer, and as a single agent for pancreatic cancer. Nelarabine A purine nucleoside analog and antineoplastic agent used for the treatment of with acute T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma with inadequate clinical response to prior chemotherapeutic treatments. Pentostatin An adenosine deaminase inhibitor used to treat hairy cell leukemia. Azathioprine An immunosuppressant used to prevent renal transplant rejection, treat rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Cytarabine A pyrimidine nucleoside analogue used to treat acute non-lymphocytic leukemia, lymphocytic leukemia, and the blast phase of chronic myelocytic leukemia. Fludarabine A purine analog antimetabolite that inhibits DNA synthesis. Clofarabine A purine nucleoside used to treat relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia in patients 1 to 21 years old. Capecitabine A nucleoside metabolic inhibitor indicated to treat colon, colorectal and breast cancer. Azacitidine A pyrimidine nucleoside analogue used to treat certain subtypes of myelodysplastic syndrome. Decitabine A chemotherapeutic pyrimidine nucleoside analogue used for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) by inducing DNA hypomethylation and corresponding alterations in gene expression. Trifluridine A nucleoside metabolic inhibitor used to treat keratoconjunctivitis and epithelial keratitis caused by simplex virus, and as a part of chemotherapy for certain types of metastatic gastrointestinal cancers. Cidofovir An antiviral agent used to treat Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with AIDS. Acyclovir A guanosine analog used to treat herpes simplex, varicella zoster, herpes zoster. Ganciclovir A DNA polymerase inhibitor used to treat cytomegalovirus and herpetic keratitis of the eye. Famciclovir A nucleoside analog DNA polymerase inhibitor used for the treatment of recurrent cold sores and genital herpes in healthy patients and patients with HIV, and to manage herpes zoster. Penciclovir A topical nucleoside polymerase inhibitor used in the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis. Valaciclovir An guanine nucleoside antiviral used to treat herpes exacerbations. Valganciclovir An antiviral medication used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients diagnosed with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Emivirine Emivirine has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV Infections. Lapachone Lapachone has been used in trials studying the treatment of Cancer, Carcinoma, Advanced Solid Tumors, Head and Neck Neoplasms, and Carcinoma, Squamous Cell. Elvucitabine Investigated for use/treatment in hepatitis (viral, B) and HIV infection. Capravirine Investigated for use/treatment in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and aids-related infections and HIV infection. Dexelvucitabine Dexelvucitabine has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV Infections and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Echinomycin Echinomycin is a cytotoxic polypeptide quinoxaline antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces echinatus that binds to DNA and inhibits RNA synthesis. R-82913 Not Available Dichlororibofuranosylbenzimidazole Not Available 5'-S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine Not Available Islatravir Islatravir is under investigation in clinical trial NCT04233216 (Doravirine/islatravir (DOR/ISL) in Heavily Treatment-experienced (HTE) Participants for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Infection (MK-8591A-019)).
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