Echovirus Infection Medication

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Madhu Chhanda Choudhary, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

Pleconaril belongs to a class of compounds that interact with the picornaviral capsids and impair viral attachment and uncoating. In a study of 79 patients, those treated with the agent demonstrated modest benefit. However, pleconaril is not FDA approved and is currently unavailable. [33]