sofosbuvir

noun

so·​fos·​bu·​vir sō-ˈfäs-bu̇-ˌvir How to pronounce sofosbuvir (audio)
: an antiviral drug C22H29FN3O9P that is a nucleotide analog taken orally with other antiretroviral agents (such as ribavirin) to treat hepatitis C infection

Note: Sofosbuvir is marketed under the trademark Sovaldi and when used in combination with ledipasvir, under the trademark Harvoni.

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“Sofosbuvir.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sofosbuvir. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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