Enterovirus D68 Medication

Updated: May 15, 2018
  • Author: HoJoon You, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

Plecoranil, pocapavir, and vapendavir are antiviral drugs with significant activity against a wide range of rhinoviruses and enteroviruses; however, these drugs have been tested with currently circulating strains of EV-D68 by the CDC, and none of them has activity against EV-D68 at clinically relevant concentrations. [29]

In vitro studies have demonstrated some promising results for developing antiviral medications, but in vivo studies are lacking. [36, 37]