Valcept 450mg Tablet

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Composition for Valcept 450mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valcept Tablet

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Uses of Valcept Tablet

Valcept 450mg Tablet is used in the treatment of eye infections by Herpes simplex virus.
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Side effects of Valcept Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Valcept Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Valcept 450mg Tablet with food.

How Valcept Tablet works

Valcept 450mg tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on Valcept Tablet

Expert advice for Valcept 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 Valcept. 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 Valcept 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Valcept 450mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valcept 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Valcept 450mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Valcept 450mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Valcept 450mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valcept 450mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Valcept 450mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valcept 450mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Entarica 0.5mg Tablet, Tenarica 300mg Tablet, Frithvir 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Valganciclovir, 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 Valcept 450mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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