Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Bravavir®; Brovavir; BV-ara-U; BVAU; SQ 32756; Usevir; YN 72

Latest Information Update: 29 Oct 1997

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At a glance

  • Originator Azwell; Yamasa Corporation
  • Developer Azwell; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Yamasa Corporation
  • Class Antivirals; Nucleosides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action RNA-directed DNA polymerase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.


Highest Development Phases

  • Market Withdrawal Herpes zoster

Most Recent Events

  • 29 Oct 1997 Discontinued-III for Herpes zoster in Australia (PO)
  • 29 Oct 1997 Discontinued-III for Herpes zoster in Belgium (PO)
  • 29 Oct 1997 Discontinued-III for Herpes zoster in Canada (PO)
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