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Ganguard 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Ganguard Injection

Ganguard Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Ganguard Injection

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

How Ganguard Injection works

Ganguard 500 mg Injection is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

Ganguard Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ganguard 500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Ganguard 500 mg 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 Ganguard 500 mg Injection.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ganguard 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ganguard 500 mg 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
Ganguard 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ganguard 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ganguard Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ganguard 500 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ganguard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cinus, Adroyd
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Brand(s): Heptavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zidohope, Zivudin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Xylomet, Xylojeev, Cirovin
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Brand(s): Tenvir AF
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Paripher
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vipteno, Hepdoze
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Sucor
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Healgraft
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Ganguard a vesicant/ antibiotic?

No, Ganguard is not a vesicant/ an antibiotic

Q. Is Ganguard?

Yes, Ganguard is dialyzabl

Q. Is Ganguard a chemotherapy drug?

Yes, Ganguard 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

Q. Is Ganguard nephrotoxic?

Yes, Ganguard 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

Q. Does Ganguard cover hsv (hepes simplex virus)?

Yes, Ganguard may be used to treat hsv (hepes simplex virus)

Q. How does Ganguard cause myelosuppression?

Ganguard 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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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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