What is a Cytomega 450 mg Tablet?
Cytomega 450 mg Tablet contains salt called Valganciclovir. It is used for the treatment of Retinitis, Cytomegalovirus infection, and other conditions in adults with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is used to prevent CMV infection in patients who have received an organ transplant from a CMV-infected donor.
What is the Valganciclovir drug used for?
Valganciclovir is sold under the brand name Valcyte. It is manufactured in India by Biokindle Lifesciences Private Limited. It is an antiviral drug. It is changed in the body to an active form of the drug called ganciclovir. It is used to prevent disease caused by a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in people who have received organ transplants. CMV disease leads to serious infections in the body. It includes the infection of an eye, which is known as CMV retinitis. It can cause blindness. Valganciclovir works to slow the growth of the CMV virus. It helps to prevent the spread of infection to other parts of the body. It decreases the risk of blindness. This medicine is not a cure for CMV disease. But it helps to prevent the worsening of the disease.
What are Cytomegalovirus and its symptoms?
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a herpes virus. It is very common. It affects people of all ages. In the beginning, CMV causes mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. But it can cause serious problems in unborn babies or newborn babies or persons with weak immune systems. Once a person is infected with this virus, it remains in their body in inactive form. When the person has a weak immune system it becomes reactivated and causes problems. Cytomegalovirus spreads from a person with the virus to someone else. It can spread to the unborn baby from the mother during the pregnancy. In the household with young children and daycare centers. By contact with infected saliva, urine, vaginal fluid, and semen.
Symptoms of Cytomegalovirus may include:
Enlarged liver and spleen
Yellow color to the skin
Small broken blood vessels under the skin
The amount of Cytomega 450 mg Tablet is dependent upon the weight and medical condition of the patient. Take it with food. Take this medicine once a day. Take a Cytomega Tablet 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 Cytomega 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. Cytomega 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 Cytomegal 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 Cytomega 450 mg Tablet?
The amount of Cytomega 450 mg Tablet is dependent upon the weight and medical condition of the patient. Take it with food. Take this medicine once a day. Take a Cytomega Tablet 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, so let your doctor know all the medication you are using during the treatment.
How does a Cytomega 450 mg Tablet work?
Cytomega 450 mg Tablet is an antiviral agent. It is prescribed for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. It stops the growth and reproduction of the virus. It prevents the multiplication of viruses in the human body. It inhibits the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.