What is a Cymgal 450 mg Tablet?
Cymgal 450 mg Tablet contains an antiviral medicine containing Valganciclovir. This medicine is used to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. It occurs after organ transplantation. It is also used to treat CMV related to eye infections in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). This tablet contains Valganciclovir as the active ingredient. It gets converted into its active form called ganciclovir which is responsible for acting on the virus. Ganciclovir inhibits the DNA synthesis of viruses and then kills them. This is a prescription medicine and should be used at a dose and duration recommended by a doctor.
What are Valganciclovir drugs and their work?
Valganciclovir is sold under the brand name Valcyte. It is manufactured in India by Biocon Limited. Valganciclovir is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (an eye infection that can cause blindness) in people who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It prevents cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in people who have received a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. It works to prevent the spread of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, or slow the growth of CMV. It is used for the treatment of CMV retinitis in adult patients with weak immune systems. It prevents CMV disease in adults with organ transplants who are at risk of infection.
What are Cytomegalovirus and its causes?
Cytomegalovirus is a serious viral eye infection of the retina. The retina is the light-sensing nerve layer that lines the back of the eye. CMV retinitis is most often found in people with weakened immune responses. CMV retinitis is caused by the cytomegalovirus. This is one of the herpes viruses that infects most adults. The huge majority of the people who have cytomegalovirus have no symptoms of infection. They will never have any problems because of the virus. But in people with weakened immune systems, the virus can reactivate and spread to the retina. This leads to vision-threatening eye problems.
Symptoms of Cytomegalovirus may include:
Tiredness and uneasiness
Joint and muscle pain
Low appetite and weight loss
Cymgal 450 mg Tablet comes as a capsule, as a tablet, and oral solution. It is taken once or twice daily. You should take it at the same time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking the medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The common side effects of this medicine include fever, diarrhea, vomiting, anemia, low white blood cell, and low platelet level. Inform your doctor if these side effects remain for a long time. Your doctor should prevent and give relief from these side effects. You may feel better.
The benefit of Cymgal 450 mg Tablet
- In the treatment of Cytomegalovirus infection
Cytomegalovirus is a common virus infection that may have no symptoms at all or may have symptoms like fever and fatigue. Severe infection may show symptoms involving the eyes, brain, or other internal organs. The virus is spread through sexual and nonsexual contact with body fluids in people who have a weak immune system or those who have undergone a transplant. Cymgal 450 mg Tablet helps to prevent the multiplication of the infection-causing virus and treats the infection. Take your dose on a scheduled basis unless your doctor does not tell you.
Side effects of Cymgal 450 mg Tablet
Here are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you observe any side effects become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:
Shortness of breath
Abdominal and stomach pain
Nausea and vomiting
Swelling of legs
Decreased urine output
How to take a Cymgal 450 mg Tablet?
Cymgal 450 mg Tablet comes as a capsule, as a tablet, and oral solution. It is taken once or twice daily. You should take it at the same time every day. Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does a Cymgal 450 mg Tablet work?
Cymgal 450 mg Tablet containsValganciclovir as the active ingredient. It gets converted into the active form called ganciclovir which is responsible for acting on the virus. It inhibits the DNA synthesis of viruses and kills them. It prevents the body from organ rejection and treats cytomegalovirus.