GANGUARD 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GANGUARD 500mg injection

Ganciclovir(500mg)

food interaction for GANGUARD injection

alcohol interaction for GANGUARD injection

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lactation interaction for GANGUARD injection

medicine interaction for GANGUARD injection

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alcohol
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It is better to take Ganguard 500mg injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ganguard 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ganguard 500mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GANGUARD 500mg injection

    Ganciclovir(500mg)

    Ganguard injection uses

    Ganguard 500mg injection is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus.

    How ganguard injection works

    Ganguard 500mg injection 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 of ganguard injection

    Anemia, Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

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    Expert advice FOR GANGUARD 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 Ganciclovir. 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 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GANGUARD 500mg injection

    Ganciclovir

    Q. Is ganciclovir a vesicant/ antibiotic?
    No, ganciclovir is not a vesicant/ an antibiotic
    Q. Is ganciclovir?
    Yes, ganciclovir is dialyzabl
    Q. Is ganciclovir a chemotherapy drug?
    Yes, ganciclovir 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
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    Q. Is ganciclovir nephrotoxic?
    Yes, ganciclovir 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 ganciclovir cover hsv (hepes simplex virus)?
    Yes, ganciclovir may be used to treat hsv (hepes simplex virus)
    Q. How does ganciclovir cause myelosuppression?
    Ganciclovir 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)