ABOUT THE DRUG:
Ganciclovir is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Natclovir 250 capsules. This drug belongs to a group of medication known as a Guanine derivatives. This is an antiviral medicine used to treat or prevent cytomegalovirus infections.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Ganciclovir is used in the prevention and treatment of life-threatening or sight-threatening cytomegalovirus infections in adults who are having a reduced immunity and in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Natclovir 250 is also used for the treatment of acute herpes keratitis, it is an inflammation of the cornea of the eye such as dendritic and geographic ulcers.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Ganciclovir is an antiviral drug that belongs to a class called synthetic nucleoside analogues. It works by blocking the viral DNA multiplication process essential for the virus to grow and multiply. Ganciclovir thus stops the virus from spreading in the body.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of capsule under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Natclovir 250 mg capsule
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DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are hypersensitive to this active ingredient Gancicloviror any other ingredient of the medicine
Are breastfeeding or lactating mother
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have liver disease
Have any kidney disease
Have any heart related problem, including high blood pressure, and a congestive heart failure.
Have blood cell or platelet problem
Have a history of bone marrow depression
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the correct dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two capsules at one time to double the dose
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken with the food or without the food as directed by your doctor. The capsule is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not spill or open the Capsule.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not stop or change the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor right away or get an emergency medical attention as soon as possible.
If you miss a dose of Ganciclovir, then take it as soon as you remember.Never take the missed dose if the next dose time is almost up. Taking multiple doses almost at the same time can lead to an overdose of medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF NATCLOVIR 250MG:
Low WBC (White Blood Cells)
Raised Liver Enzymes
Loss Of Appetite
Low Platelet Count
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: didanosine, zidovudine, probenecib, dapsone, pentamidine, flucytosine, vincristine, vinblastine, adriamycin, amphotericin B, and sulfamethoxazole. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult about this drug. There may be other medications that may cause drug interaction. Never start a new medication without asking a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they are having similar symptoms as you are having
In case you do not feel better after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then contact your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it