WHAT IS Ganciclovir 250 MG CAPSULES ?
Ganciclovir is an antiviral agent. It works by blocking reproduction of the CMV virus. It helps control CMV retinitis and decrease the risk of blindness.
WHAT IS THE USE OF Ganciclovir 250 MG CAPSULES ?
It is used to prevent disease caused by a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in people who have received organ or bone marrow transplants. CMV disease can lead to serious infections in the body, including an infection in the eye, called CMV retinitis, that can cause blindness. Ganciclovir 250 mg is also used to treat people with weakened immune systems (including people with AIDS) who have CMV retinitis.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF Ganciclovir 250 MG CAPSULES ?
Diarrhea, upset stomach, dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, shaking (tremors), or pain/redness/irritation at the injection site may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations), signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine), seizures.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.