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Pharm Company: RANBAXY
Category: Antiviral

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Ganciclovir Overview

Ganciclovir INN /ænsaklvr/ or DHPG (9-(1,3-dihydroxy-2-propoxymethyl)guanine, alternative spelling: "Gancyclovir") is an antiviral medication used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections. Ganciclovir sodium is marketed under the trade names Cytovene and Cymevene (Roche). Ganciclovir for ocular use is marketed under the trade name Vitrasert (Bausch & Lomb). A prodrug form with improved oral bioavailability (valganciclovir) has also been developed. Contents 1 Mechanism of acti...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 250mg, 500mg
  • Gel: 0.15%
  • Implant: 4.5mg
  • Injection: 500mg, 500mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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