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GANCIGEL 1.5MG EYE OINTMENT

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Composition FOR GANCIGEL

Ganciclovir Topical(1.5mg)

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Gancigel 1.5mg eye ointment 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Gancigel 1.5mg eye ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR GANCIGEL

Ganciclovir Topical(1.5mg)

Uses

Gancigel 1.5mg eye ointment is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus

How it works

Gancigel 1.5mg eye ointment is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Stinging in the eyes, Superficial keratitis, Punctate keratitis

SUBSTITUTES FOR GANCIGEL

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR GANCIGEL

  • 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 Ganciclovir Topical. 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 Ganciclovir Topical 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.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
     

Frequently asked questions FOR GANCIGEL

Ganciclovir Topical

Q.

Is ganciclovir a protease inhibitor?
No, ganciclovir is not a protease inhibitor; it belongs to synthetic nucleoside analogues class of antivirals.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)