Vidarabine is a Medicine belongs to Antiviral group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1008   Edition : 37  

  ►   Brandname : Erpimycin, Tekarin, Virerpin, Arasena-A
  ►  Strength : Ointment with

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1008   Edition : 37  
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 and keratoconjunctivitis Topical 3 % Ophthalmic Ointment
2 Genital Herpes 10 % DOSE: it has been used as the sodium phosphate as a 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 DIETARY 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 .

  • DIETARY Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication DIETARY 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