Antiviral medicines

Antiviral agents

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The Antiviral medicines subcategory of medicines is also known as antiviral drugs, antivirals and antiviral agents.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

Related information - antiviral medicines


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11 May 2012 A virus is an infection that invades the cells within the body. Read more about viral infections, vaccines & treatment with antivirals.

Active ingredients used in antiviral medicines