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FDA panel refuses anti-viral cold remedy
...ation of colds by about a day. One concern is that pleconaril
tablets must be taken within 24 hours of the first symptoms, making the drug's real-life usefulness questionable. Because colds are not serious illnesses, it's unlikely that patients would see a doctor within a day of the first symptoms. The drug's...
New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold
...oms by drying up plugged noses and soothing aches, pleconaril
attacks a large group of viruses known as the picornaviruses. Among these is the rhinovirus, the bug that causes about half of all colds.// Since the medicine doesn't make the sniffles disappear immediately, it is still debatable whether the scient...