Medicine Overview of Cytogan Capsule
Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cytogan 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Cytogan 250mg Capsule 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 Cytogan Capsule
Cytogan Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cytogan 250mg Capsule 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.
Cytogan 250mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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 Cytogan 250mg Capsule.
Cytogan 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cytogan 250mg Capsule 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.
Cytogan 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cytogan 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Cytogan 250mg Capsule, 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 Cytogan Capsule
No, Cytogan is not a vesicant/ an antibiotic
Yes, Cytogan is dialyzabl
Yes, Cytogan 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, Cytogan 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, Cytogan may be used to treat hsv (hepes simplex virus)
Cytogan is directly toxic to colony forming stem cells inside bone marrow which is responsible for RBCs, WBCs and platelets formation, thereby causing myelosuppression.
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