Brand Names : Valcyte
is an antiviral. It is used to treat infections caused by viruses.
Valganciclovir is used to treat the symptoms of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis,
an infection in the eyes of people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
(AIDS). Valganciclovir will not cure this eye infection, but it may help to
keep the symptoms from becoming worse.
This medicine may cause some serious side effects, including anemia and
other blood problems. Before you begin treatment with valganciclovir, you
and your doctor should talk about the good this medicine will do as well as
the risks of using it.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Some commonly used brand names are:
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