VALGACEL 450MG TABLET

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for VALGACEL 450MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
865.3
₹432.65/tablet
2 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of VALGACEL TABLET

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Uses of VALGACEL TABLET

Valgacel 450mg tablet is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus.
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Side effects of VALGACEL TABLET

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

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How to use VALGACEL 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 Valgacel 450mg tablet with food.

How VALGACEL TABLET works

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

In Depth Information on VALGACEL TABLET

Expert advice for VALGACEL 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for VALGACEL 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
Valgacel 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
Valgacel 450mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get a
ffected symptoms like dizziness, ataxia, and/or confusion.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TENOF 300MG TABLET, VALTEN 300MG TABLET, TELBIHEP 600MG TABLET, ZILION 300MG 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 VALGACEL 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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