Valgan 450 Mg

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  • Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd
  • Equivalent Brands : Valcyte
  • Generic Brands : Valganciclovir

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1. Buy Valgan 450mg Online

Valgan 450 mg Tablet belongs to the class of antiviral medicines. It is used for the prevention of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection which may occur after an organ transplantation. It is also used to treat CMV eye infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant.

2. How To Valgan 450mg Work?

Vanganciclovir blocks the action of viruses and thus are one of the potent antiviral drug used now. It is a pro drug which is ultimately converted into Penciclovir. Penciclovir is the actual metabolite, which is effective in eliminating and fighting against viruses. Patients who are suffering from genital herpes are especially prescribed with Vanganciclovir in order to avoid any future outbreaks. This drug also gives relief to the patient from the symptoms of itching and severe pain.

3. What is Valgan 450mg Tablet?

Generic Valcyte (Valgan Tablets) is used for the treatment of CMV (cytomegalovirus) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is also used for prevention of CMV disease in kidney, heart, or kidney-pancreas transplant patients at high risk.

4. Side Effects of Valgan 450mg

In addition to its intended effect, Valgan 450mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • diarrhea
  • nausea,
  • vomiting
  • fever
  • shaky movements (tremors)
  • low white cell, red cell and platelet cell counts in blood tests
  • rejection of the transplanted organ (graft)
  • constipation
  • high blood pressure
  • cough and colds

5. Warning And Precaution of Valgan 450mg tablet

The specific warnings and precautions to be taken when using Generic Valcyte are (Valganciclovir 450 mg tablets):

Do not take Valgan by Cipla if you are receiving hemodialysis. Do not take Valganciclovir 450 mg if you are allergic to valganciclovir (the active ingredient) or if you have ever had a serious allergic reaction to ganciclovir or Cytovene-IV. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to this medicine may include: sudden trouble breathing, wheezing, hives all over your body, swelling around your mouth, or feeling anxious.

Before taking Valgan by Cipla or any other brand of generic Valcyte, tell your doctors if you:

  • have kidney problems
  • have blood cell problems
  • are having radiation treatment
  • have any other medical conditions

This medicine may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether this medicine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medicine without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take such as vitamins and herbal supplements. Valgan by Cipla and other medicines may affect each other and cause serious side effects. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • didanosine (Videx)
  • zidovudine (Retrovir, Trizivir, Combivir)
  • probenecid (Col-Probenecid, Probenecid, and Colchicine)
  • mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept)

Valgan can cause seizures, sleepiness, dizziness, unsteady movements, and confusion. You should not drive a car or operate other dangerous machinery until you know how this medicine affects you.

Some drugs interact with other drugs and may become ineffective or increase the effect of the medication. It is therefore important that you inform your doctor or pharmacist about all the medications you are currently taking or have been taking within the last 14 days before starting on a new medicine. You can also send us an email with the medications and our qualified pharmacist will check for potential drug interactions free of charge.

Women must always inform their doctor or pharmacist if they plan to become pregnant or if they are already pregnant as certain medication can be harmful to the unborn child. It is equally important to inform if you are breastfeeding because many medications are passed through the breast milk and may have a serious effect on your baby.

Lastly, your doctor or pharmacist needs to know if you have any known allergies or special medical conditions so they can prescribe a medication that is safe for you to take.

6. Valgan 450mg Dosage

Valgan tablets should be taken with food. The recommended Valganciclovir dose in adult Patients with normal renal function is given below:

Starting : The recommended starting dose is 900 mg (two 450 mg tablets) twice a day for 21 days. Maintenance: Following initial treatment, or in adult patients with inactive CMV retinitis, the recommended dose is 900 mg (two 450 mg tablets) once a day.

For adult patients who have received a heart or kidney-pancreas transplant, the recommended Valgan dose is 900 mg (two 450 mg tablets) once a day, starting within 10 days of transplantation until 100 days post-transplantation.

For adult patients who have received a kidney transplant, the recommended Valganciclovir dose is 900 mg (two 450 mg tablets) once a day, starting within 10 days of transplantation until 200 days post-transplantation.

7. Uses of Valgan 450mg

Valgan (Valganciclovir 450 mg) is used in adults to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in people who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in people who have received a heart, kidney, or kidney-pancreas transplant and who have a high risk for getting CMV disease.

When CMV virus infects the eyes, it is called CMV retinitis. If CMV retinitis is left untreated, it can cause blindness.

8. Storage of Valgan 450mg

This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use Valganciclovir after the expiry date, which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment. 

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