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Drug information on Gavir (500mg) (Ganciclovir 500mg) from United Biotech Pvt. Ltd.

Gavir (500mg)

United Biotech Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ganciclovir
Combination of Generics : Ganciclovir 500mg

Drug Name : Ganciclovir

Ganciclovir(Cytovene) generic Gavir (500mg) is an antiviral agent, prescribed for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (eye infection that can cause blindness) in people who have received organ or bone marrow transplants. It prevents the spread of CMV virus.
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Side effects of Ganciclovir

•  Body as a Whole: Fever, chills, infection, enlarged abdomen, weakness, chest pain, edema, headache, injection site inflammation, uneasiness and pain.

•  Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, abnormal liver function test, mouth ulcer, constipation, indigestion and eructation.

•  Blood: Decrease in all types of blood cells.

•  Respiratory: Increased cough and difficulty in breathing.

•  Central Nervous System: Abnormal dreams, anxiety, confusion, depression, dizziness, dry mouth, sleeplessness, epilepsy, drowsiness, abnormal thinking and tremor.

•  Skin: Hair loss and dry skin.

•  Eye and ENT: Abnormal vision, taste perversion and ringing in the ear.

•  Metabolic: Changes in liver enzymes and weight loss.

•  Heart: High blood pressure, inflammation of vein and dilatation of blood vessels.

•  Genitourinary: Kidney failure, abnormal kidney function and urinary frequency.

•  Musculoskeletal: Joint/muscle pain, leg cramps and muscle weakness.

When is Ganciclovir not to be taken? (Contraindications)


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