NATCLOVIR 500MG VAIL INJECTION 10ML

Manufacturer : NAT-NATCO PHARMA LIMITED
Composition : GANCICLOVIR-500MG
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : NATCLOVIR 500MG/10ML VAIL
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1
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NAT0055
₹1,735.00
Manufacturer : NAT-NATCO PHARMA LIMITED
Composition : GANCICLOVIR-500MG
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : NATCLOVIR 500MG/10ML VAIL
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

GANCICLOVIR-500MG

GANCICLOVIR

Information for patients
Drug Information Ganciclovir contains a medicine called ganciclovir. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘anti-virals’. Ganciclovir is used to treat infections caused by a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV). •The virus can infect any part of the body. This includes the retina of the eye where it causes problems with eye sight. •The virus can infect anyone. However, in people who have a poor immune system because of other diseases or medicines (people who are ‘immuno-compromised’), it can lead to serious infections Ganciclovir is also used to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection after an organ transplant
Drug Alert
Alert •You are allergic (hypersensitive) to ganciclovir (the only ingredient in Ganciclovir). •You are allergic to similar medicines called ‘anti-virals’. These include valganciclovir, aciclovir and valaciclovir. •You are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby. You must not be given Ganciclovir if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or nurse before having Ganciclovir
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •You are allergic (hypersensitive) to ganciclovir (the only ingredient in Ganciclovir). •You are allergic to similar medicines called ‘anti-virals’. These include valganciclovir, aciclovir and valaciclovir. •You are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby. You must not be given Ganciclovir if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or nurse before having Ganciclovir
Drug Special Care •You have low numbers of white blood cells, red blood cells or platelets in your blood. •You have had blood problems in the past that have been caused by medicines. •You are having radiotherapy, or have recently had it. •You have kidney problems. •You or your partner might become pregnant during treatment. See the section on ‘Pregnancy and breast-feeding’. If any of the above apply to you, or if you are not sure, talk to your doctor or nurse before you have Ganciclovir
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines that you buy without a prescription and herbal medicines. This is because Ganciclovir can affect the way some medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Ganciclovir works. In particular, tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking any of the following medicines: •Probenecid (used to treat gout). •Mycophenolate mofetil (used after an organ transplant). •Zidovudine, didanosine, cidofovir or foscarnet (used to treat HIV). •Imipenem-cilastatin, trimethoprim, pentamidine, flucytosine, amphotericin B or dapsone (antibiotics used to treat infections). •Doxorubicin, vincristine, vinblastine or hydroxyurea (used to treat cancer)
Drug Pregnancy Interaction You must not have Ganciclovir if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Ganciclovir will damage an unborn baby. •If you are a man and your partner is at an age where she could get pregnant, you must use condoms during your treatment with Ganciclovir and for 90 days after the end of treatment. •If you are a woman at an age where you could get pregnant, you must use contraception (birth control) during your treatment. If you are not sure if you are protected (have adequate contraception), talk to your doctor or nurse before having Ganciclovir.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction You must not have Ganciclovir if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Ganciclovir will damage an unborn baby. •If you are a man and your partner is at an age where she could get pregnant, you must use condoms during your treatment with Ganciclovir and for 90 days after the end of treatment. •If you are a woman at an age where you could get pregnant, you must use contraception (birth control) during your treatment. If you are not sure if you are protected (have adequate contraception), talk to your doctor or nurse before having Ganciclovir.
Drug Machinery Interaction Ganciclovir can make you feel dizzy, sleepy or confused. It can also cause fits and loss of co-ordination. If any of these happen to you, do not drive or use any tools or machines
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty The dose of Ganciclovir varies from one patient to another. It depends on your age, weight, how well your kidneys are working and what you need the medicine for. The doctor will work out how much to give you. •How often you have Ganciclovir and how long you keep having it for also varies from one patient to another. You will usually start by having one infusion every 12 hours for up to 21 days. After that you may have one infusion a day. •Your doctor will see how you respond to this medicine, you may need to have regular blood tests. If necessary your dose might be changed or your treatment stopped.
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Excess Drug Consumption •If you are given too much Ganciclovir you may get changes to your blood, problems with your liver or kidneys, stomach pain, being sick, diarrhoea, fits and shaking. •If you think you have been given too much Ganciclovir, tell your doctor or nurse. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or nurse.
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Possible Side Effects
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Common Drug Side Effects •Infections of the blood, skin, urinary tract and mouth. The signs include high temperature (fever), chills, feeling tired, redness and swelling of the skin, pain on passing water and creamy white spots in the mouth. •Low numbers of all types of white blood cells. The signs include infections of the mouth, gums, throat and lungs. •Low numbers of platelets in your blood. The signs include bruising easily and nose bleeds. •Low numbers of all the types of cells in your blood. The signs include feeling tired, bruising easily, being short of breath and nose bleeds. •Loss of appetite. •Depression, anxiety, feelings of confusion and abnormal thinking. •Headache. •Difficulty in sleeping. •Changes to the way things taste. •Dizziness. •Fits (‘convulsions’). •Changes in your skin sensitivity (such as numbness, pins and needles, burning sensations). •Changes to your eye-sight (vision), loss of vision or eye pain. •Pain in your ears. •A cough. •Feeling or being sick, pain in your stomach, constipation, wind and difficulty swallowing. •Problems with your liver, shown in a blood test. •Skin rashes (including inflammation, redness and blistering), itchiness and sweating at night. •Pain in your back, joints, muscles or chest or muscle cramps. •Problems with your kidneys. This may affect the amount of water (urine) that you pass. •Feeling tired, unwell or weak, high temperature (fever), shivering, weight loss. •A reaction where Ganciclovir was given into your vein
Rare Drug Side Effects •Changes to your bone marrow (which may affect how your body produces some blood cells). •Disturbances of the mind, including feeling agitated and losing contact with reality. •Shaking or trembling that you cannot control. •Infection of the eye (conjunctivitis). •Deafness. •Uneven heart beat. •Low blood pressure. The signs include feeling dizzy or light-headed. •Mouth ulcers, swelling of the abdomen (tummy) and pancreatitis. The signs of pancreatitis include severe pain in the stomach which spreads to your back. •Loss of hair and dry skin. •Serious kidney disease. •Blood in your urine (water). •Infertility in men. Ganciclovir may stop men from producing sperm. This can be temporary or permanent. If any of the side effects become serious or troublesome, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or nurse
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine •Your doctor or pharmacist are responsible for storing Ganciclovir. They are also responsible for disposing of any unused Ganciclovir correctly. •Keep out of the reach and sight of children. •Do not store Ganciclovir above 30°C. •Do not use Ganciclovir after the expiry date printed on the pack.

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