VAGACYTE 450MG TABLET

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Composition FOR VAGACYTE 450mg tablet

Valganciclovir(450mg)

food interaction for VAGACYTE tablet

alcohol interaction for VAGACYTE tablet

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lactation interaction for VAGACYTE tablet

medicine interaction for VAGACYTE tablet

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It is better to take Vagacyte 450mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vagacyte 450mg tablet 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
Vagacyte 450mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR VAGACYTE 450mg tablet

    Valganciclovir(450mg)

    Vagacyte tablet uses

    Vagacyte 450mg tablet is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus.

    How vagacyte tablet works

    Vagacyte 450mg tablet 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 vagacyte tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR VAGACYTE 450MG TABLET

    Patients taking VAGACYTE 450MG TABLET

    • 50%
      Once A Day
    • 43%
      Twice A Day
    • 7%
      Alternate Day

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    Expert advice FOR VAGACYTE tablet

    • 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 Valganciclovir. 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 Valganciclovir 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 VAGACYTE 450mg tablet

    Valganciclovir

    Q. What is valganciclovir used for?
    Valganciclovir is used for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of retina (retinitis) in adult patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is also used for the prevention of CMV infection in patients who have received an organ transplant from a CMV-infected donor
    Q. How does valganciclovir work?
    After taken orally, valganciclovir gets converted into ganciclovir by liver and intestinal enzymes, which then prevents the growth and spread of cytomegalovirus.
    Q. Is valganciclovir cytotoxic?
    No, valganciclovir is not cytotoxic
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    Q. Does valganciclovir cover HSV?
    Valganciclovir can also be used for treatment of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection. Please follow doctor's advice regarding its use

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