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Cymevene 500mg Injection

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Composition for Cymevene 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Cymevene 500mg Injection

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1687.5
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cymevene Injection

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Uses of Cymevene Injection

Cymevene 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of eye infections by Herpes simplex virus.
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Cymevene Injection side effects

Common

Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

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How to use Cymevene Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cymevene Injection works

Cymevene 500mg Injection is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Cymevene Injection

Expert advice for Cymevene Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Cymevene. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Cymevene for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Cymevene Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Cymevene Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cymevene 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cymevene 500mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel sleepy, dizzy, confused or shaky, or you may lose your balance or have fits while using Cymevene 500mg Injection.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cymevene 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cymevene 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Cymevene 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cymevene 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cymevene Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Cymevene 500mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Cymevene Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ganciclovir

No, Cymevene is not a vesicant/ an antibiotic
Yes, Cymevene is dialyzabl
Yes, Cymevene is a chemotherapy used for the treatment of viral infections. Do not confuse it with chemotherapy or chemo drugs used for the treatment of cancer
Yes, Cymevene is known to have nephrotoxicity (toxic to kidneys)
Q. Is ganciclovir a protease inhibitor?
No, ganciclovir is not a protease inhibitor; it belongs to synthetic nucleoside analogues class of antivirals
Yes, Cymevene may be used to treat hsv (hepes simplex virus)
Cymevene is directly toxic to colony forming stem cells inside bone marrow which is responsible for RBCs, WBCs and platelets formation, thereby causing myelosuppression.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cymevene with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cymevene with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Salin P, Phrintec
Cymevene with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
Cymevene with Imipenem
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Imipenem: Imci, Cilane Mono, IC2
Cymevene with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Cymevene with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Cymevene with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Cymevene with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Cymevene with Xylometazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Naso Wikoryl
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Cymevene with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Cymevene with Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Cymevene with Tenofovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Cymevene with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
Cymevene with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Cymevene with Probenecid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
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