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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiviral agent

Nucleoside analogue

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Brivudinum (Latin)
  • Brivudin (German)
  • Brivudine (French)
  • Brivudina (Spanish)

Brand Names

  • Bridic
    Menarini, Portugal
  • Brival
    Berlin-Chemie, Romania
  • Brivex
    Menarini, Switzerland
  • Brivir
    Berlin-Chemie, Bulgaria; Menarini, Greece
  • Brivirac
    Menarini, Italy
  • Brivox
    Menarini, Costa Rica; Menarini, Dominican Republic; Menarini, Honduras; Menarini, Nicaragua; Menarini, Panama; Menarini, El Salvador; Menarini Laboratorios, Guatemala
  • Brivumen
    Berlin-Chemie, Estonia; Berlin-Chemie, Lithuania; Berlin-Chemie, Latvia
  • Brivuzost
    Berlin-Chemie, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Menavir
    Berlin-Chemie, Germany
  • Mevir
    Guidotti, Austria
  • Nervinex
    Menarini, Spain
  • Premovir
    Berlin-Chemie, Germany; Berlin-Chemie, Poland; Berlin-Chemie, Slovenia
  • Virocid
    Berlin Chemie, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Zecovir
    Guidotti, Italy
  • Zerpex
    Guidotti, Luxembourg; Menarini, Belgium; Menarini, Luxembourg
  • Zolet
    Berlin-Chemie, Georgia
  • Zonavir
    Guidotti, Luxembourg; Menarini, Luxembourg
  • Zostevir
    Berlin-Chemie, Czech Republic; Menarini, Greece
  • Zostex
    Berlin-Chemie, China; Berlin-Chemie, Germany; I.E. Ulagay, Turkey
  • Zostydol
    Menarini, Argentina
  • Zovudex
    Berlin-Chemie, Slovakia

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