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1

What is Trifluridine the DOC for?

• Drug of choice for HSV keratoconjunctivitis and
recurrent epithelial keratitis

2

What is the MOA of Penciclovir?

• Monophosphorylated by viral thymidine kinase

• Further phosphorylation occurs to give active triphosphate
form

• Inhibit HSV DNA polymerase / chain terminator

3

Which purine & pyrimidine analog has the adverse effect of Palpebral edema?

Trifluridine