Vidarabine is a Medicine belongs to Antiviral group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1023   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Erpimycin,Tekarin,Virerpin,Arasena-A

  ►  Strength : Ointment with nf  ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical, IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1023   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Herpes simplex keratitis Topical 3 % Ointment
2 Keratoconjunctivitis Topical 3 % Ointment
3 Genital Herpes Topical 10 % Gel

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1008   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : Irritation, Pain, superficial punctate keratitis, photophobia, lachrymation, occlusion of the lachrymal duct,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1023   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Vidarabine is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  nf,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : Hypersensitivity,
Ref :-   Book : Principle of Pharmacology (The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy)    Page : 671   Edition : 3,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Phosphorylation of drug by viral kinase lead to inhibition of DNA synthesis in virus-infected cells,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 671   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Camphor tree with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Antiviral effect . --- (PDR for Herbal medicines. (2000) (4th ed.). U.S. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.travolekar.ru/arch/Pdr_for_Herbal_Medicines.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   ,
    Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1580   Edition : 12,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA