Definition of didanosine in English:

didanosine

noun

Medicine
  • another term for dideoxyinosine
    • ‘The drug is indicated for use in patients unresponsive to or intolerant of zidovudine, zalcitabine, or didanosine.’
    • ‘Hepatic steatosis, most commonly associated with the nucleoside analogs, didanosine, stavudine and zalcitabine can lead to severe hepatotoxicity in HIV / HBV co-infected patients.’
    • ‘Stop the didanosine, stavudine, and nevirapine, all of which can cause hepatic toxicity.’
    • ‘The combination of zalcitabine and didanosine or stavudine is not recommended because of overlapping toxicities.’
    • ‘The cheaper of the two cocktail therapies available in China includes a combination of stavudine and didanosine, also known as dDI.’

Pronunciation:

didanosine

/dɪˈdanəʊsiːn/