Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment

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Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment

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5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Gancigel Eye Ointment

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Uses of Gancigel Eye Ointment

Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of Eye infections by Herpes simplex virus.
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Side effects of Gancigel Eye Ointment

Common

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

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How to use Gancigel Eye Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Gancigel Eye Ointment 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.

In Depth Information on Gancigel Eye Ointment

Warnings
Special precautions for Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gancige
l 1.5mg Eye Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ganciclovir Topical, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gancigel 1.5mg Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Ganciclovir Topical

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

Substitutes for Gancigel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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