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