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lamivudine

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noun la·miv·u·dine \ lə-ˈmiv-yü-ˌdēn \

medical Definition of lamivudine

:an antiviral drug C8H11N3O3S that is taken orally in the treatment of hepatitis B and HIV
Note: Lamivudine is a synthetic nucleoside analog acting against HIV and hepatitis B virus by inhibiting reverse transcriptase. It is marketed under the trademarks Epivir and 3TC.

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