Virgan

Virgan

ganciclovir

Manufacturer:

Lab Thea

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies
/
Health Express
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ganciclovir
Indications/Uses
Treatment of superficial & viral corneal infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Instill 1 drop 3-5 times daily. Max duration: 21 days.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Men & women of childbearing potential not using a method of birth control. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Eye irritation due to benzalkonium Cl. Avoid wearing of soft contact lenses. Allow 15 min interval before administering other ophth prep. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Men should use local method of contraception (eg, condom) for 3 mth after end of treatment. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Transient burning or stinging sensations, eye irritation, blurred vision. Superficial punctuate keratitis, conjunctival hyperaemia.
MIMS Class
Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics
ATC Classification
S01AD09 - ganciclovir ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives, antivirals. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Virgan eye gel 1.5 mg/g
Packing/Price
5 g x 1's
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