Infectious Disease Compendium

Vidarabine

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 15 mg/kg/day. No longer available in the US iv, topical ointment (as opposed to any other type of ointment) is available.

Important side effects

Local reactions.

Important drug interactions

Allopurinol, pentostatin.

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Herpes.

Don't use for

Class