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Didanosine

(dye-DAN-oh-seen) 

Didanosine (Videx) is a medicine used to treat the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine does not cure the disease; it only slows down the progress of the disease.

It is available as a chewable tablet or a powder that is mixed with liquid. 

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

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Last Updated: 12/2013