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Ganciclovir

Also known as Cymevene, Cytovene, Vitrasert, and Zirgan

Ganciclovir INN or DHPG (9-(1,3-dihydroxy-2-propoxymethyl)guanine) is an antiviral medication used to treat or prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections.Ganciclovir sodium is marketed under the trade names Cytovene and Cymevene (Roche). Ganciclovir for ocular use is marketed under the trade name Vitrasert (Bausch & Lomb). A prodrug form with improved oral bioavailability (valganciclovir) has also been developed.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $182.48 for an average of 14 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed ganciclovir to treat acute kidney injury, rabies, pick disease, and blastomycosis.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take ganciclovir if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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