- a thymidine analogue, C9H11IN2O5, used topically for the ocular treatment of herpes simplex keratitis.
Origin of idoxuridine
contraction and rearrangement of 2prime;-deoxy-5-iodouridine the chemical name
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- A pyrimidine analog that produces both antiviral and anticancer effects by interfering with DNA synthesis and is used locally for the treatment of keratitis from herpes simplex or vaccinia.