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Valchek Tablet

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Primary uses of Valchek Tablet

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980
₹490/Tablet
2 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Valchek Tablet

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Uses of Valchek Tablet

Valchek Tablet is used in the treatment of eye infections by Herpes simplex virus.
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Valchek Tablet side effects

Common

Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Diarrhoea, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Breathlessness.

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How to use Valchek 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. Valchek Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Valchek Tablet works

Valchek 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 Valchek Tablet

Expert advice for Valchek 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 Valchek. 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 Valchek 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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Valchek Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Valchek Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valchek 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Valchek Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Valchek Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Valchek Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valchek Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Valchek Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valchek Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Valchek Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Valchek Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Valchek Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Valchek with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Valchek with Entecavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Valchek with Abacavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Valchek with Zidovudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
Valchek with Phenylephrine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Salin P, Phrintec
Valchek with Lamivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Valchek with Adefovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Valchek with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
Valchek with Stavudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Valchek with Didanosine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Valchek with Tenofovir
LIFE-THREATENING
Valchek with Telbivudine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
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