Natclovir 250mg Injection

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Introduction

Natclovir 250mg Injection is an antiviral medicine used to treat viral infections caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV) in immunocompromised people who have undergone an organ or bone marrow transplantation. It also reduces the risk of blindness in a serious eye infection caused by CMV, known as CMV retinitis.

Natclovir 250mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. It is given by slow intravenous (IV) infusion over a 1-hour period to avoid damage to the kidneys. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.

Some side effects include vomiting, nausea, and increased liver enzymes. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Natclovir Injection

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

Benefits of Natclovir Injection

In Cytomegalovirus Infection

Cytomegalovirus infection is a common virus infection that may have no symptoms at all or may have symptoms like fever and fatigue. Severe infection may show symptoms involving the eyes, brain, or other internal organs. This virus is spread through sexual and nonsexual contact with body secretions in people who are immunocompromised or those who have undergone any transplant. Natclovir 250mg Injection helps to prevent multiplication of the infection causing virus and treats the infection. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Natclovir Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Natclovir

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

How to use Natclovir Injection

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

How Natclovir Injection works

Natclovir 250mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Natclovir 250mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Natclovir 250mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Natclovir 250mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Natclovir 250mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel sleepy, dizzy, confused or shaky, or you may lose your balance or have fits while using Natclovir 250mg Injection.
Kidney
CAUTION
Natclovir 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Natclovir 250mg 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
Natclovir 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Natclovir 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Natclovir Injection?

If you miss a dose of Natclovir 250mg Injection, consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine. This helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nucleoside analog
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Antiviral (Non-HIV) drugs

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Natclovir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Entehep
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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i have unprotected sex with my friend. Can I take any drugs now to prevent any STD/HIV infection
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. There is some medicine for prophylactic but you need to see physician for prescription and better you check HIV status of both partner
hello, one of my frnd suffering with hiv infection from last 2yrs her cd4 is more than 470 and viral load is zero undetectable now she is using art medicines i have doubt that can we have to use art medicine in the whole life or can we stop it once we get viral load zero
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
You still need to be on ART even if the viral load is undetectable
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FAQs

Q. Is Natclovir 250mg Injection effective?

Natclovir 250mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Natclovir 250mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How is Natclovir 250mg Injection administered?

Natclovir 250mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Natclovir 250mg Injection.

Q. Is Natclovir 250mg Injection safe?

Natclovir 250mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Natclovir 250mg Injection?

Before starting treatment with Natclovir 250mg Injection, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Consult your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, before starting treatment with Natclovir 250mg Injection to avoid any harmful effects on the baby.

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Natco House, Road No.2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500 034, India
Country of Origin: India

MRP
1735
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1 Injection in 1 vial
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