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VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

Manufacturer

CIPLA LTD

Pack Of

10 TabletS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S belongs to a class of drugs called antivirals used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the retina of the eye in adult AIDS patients. Also, VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S is used to prevent CMV infection in patients who received an organ transplant from a donor infected with CMV. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a viral infection of the retina (light-sensing cells) caused by cytomegalovirus.

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S contains Valganciclovir that works by getting converted to ganciclovir in the body and inhibits the multiplication of the virus. Thereby, it helps to control the infection.  

Take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience diarrhoea, loss of appetite, cough, headache, stomach pain, nausea, fever, tiredness or sinusitis (sinus infection). Most of these side effects of VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Avoid taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S if you are pregnant as it may cause birth defects. If you are breastfeeding, do not take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S as it may be excreted in human milk and cause adverse effects in the baby. Women are recommended to use effective contraceptive measures while taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S and for 30 days after treatment with VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S. Drive only if you are alert as VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S may cause dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, shakiness or confusion.

Uses of VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the retina

Medicinal Benefits

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S contains Valganciclovir, an antiviral drug used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the retina of the eye in adult AIDS patients. VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S gets converted to ganciclovir in the body and inhibits the multiplication of the virus. Thereby, it helps to control the infection.  Additionally, VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S is used to prevent CMV infection in patients who received an organ transplant from a donor infected with CMV.

Directions for Use

Take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S with food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet form of VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it. The liquid form of VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided with the pack. Shake the bottle well before each use. If VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S accidentally comes in contact with skin or eyes, wash with water thoroughly.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Sinusitis (sinus infection)

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you have a low number of platelets, white blood cells or red blood cells and kidney problems, inform your doctor before taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S. Avoid taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S if you are pregnant as it may cause birth defects. If you are breastfeeding, do not take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S as it may be excreted in human milk and cause adverse effects in the baby. Women are recommended to use effective contraceptive measures while taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S and 30 days after treatment with VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S. Men are advised to continue using contraceptive measures for 90 days after treatment with VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S. Drive only if you are alert as VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S may cause dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, shakiness or confusion. If you are having blood dialysis or radiotherapy, please inform your doctor before taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    The interaction of alcohol with VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S is not recommended for pregnant women as it may cause birth defects. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid breastfeeding while taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S as it may pass into breast milk. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S may cause dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, shakiness or confusion in some people. Therefore, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you experience any of these symptoms after taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Eat vitamin and nutrient-rich food such as dark-green, yellow, orange, and red vegetables and fruits as it helps to boost your immune system. Opt for lean protein and whole grains.
  • Avoid eating raw meat and eggs. Consume properly boiled and cooked meat, poultry or seafood.
  • Eat bland and low-fat foods and avoid spicy or oily foods if you experience nausea or vomiting.

Special Advise

Regular eye tests are recommended if you have a history of cytomegalovirus retinitis to identify issues related to eye health.

Other Information (VAL0302)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jan-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis: It is a viral infection of the retina (light-sensing cells) caused by cytomegalovirus. In serious cases, it may lead to blindness. CMV retinitis is more likely to affect people with a weakened immune system from HIV/AIDS. The symptoms include blurred vision, a blind spot in vision, floaters in the eye, loss of peripheral vision or flashes in the eye.

FAQs

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S contains Valganciclovir that works by getting converted to ganciclovir in the body and inhibits the multiplication of the virus. Thereby, it helps to control the infection.

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S may be used to prevent cytomegalovirus infection in patients who received an organ transplant from a donor infected with CMV.

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S may cause diarrhoea as a temporary side effect. However, if the condition persists or worsens, please consult a doctor.

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems and only in doses as prescribed by a doctor. However, regular blood tests are recommended while taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S to monitor kidney functioning.

You are not recommended to take VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S with tacrolimus (immunosuppressant) as it may increase the risk of kidney or nerve damage, cause side effects affecting bone marrow function leading to a low number of blood cells. Therefore, please consult a doctor before taking VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S with other medicines.

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

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VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

VALCIP 450MG TABLET 10'S

MRP: 3586.00

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