CYMEVENE 500 MG INJECTION

SKU: AH_NEP_6843 Category:

Generic : Ganciclovir (500mg)

Treatment : Cytomegalovirus Infection

Pack size  :  1.0 Injection in 1 Vial

Manufacturer : Roche Products India Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$41.80

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Cymevene 500mg Injection is an antiviral medicine used to treat viral infections caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV) in immunocompromised people who have undergone an organ or bone marrow transplantation. It also reduces the risk of blindness in a serious eye infection caused by CMV, known as CMV retinitis.

Cymevene 500mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. It is given by slow intravenous (IV) infusion over a 1-hour period to avoid damage to the kidneys. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.

BENEFITS OF CYMEVENE INJECTION

In Cytomegalovirus Infection

Cytomegalovirus infection 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. This virus is spread through sexual and nonsexual contact with body secretions in people who are immunocompromised or those who have undergone any transplant. Cymevene 500mg Injection helps to prevent multiplication of the infection causing virus and treats the infection. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

 

HOW TO USE CYMEVENE INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW CYMEVENE INJECTION WORKS

Cymevene 500mg Injection is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cymevene 500mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cymevene 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cymevene 500mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Cymevene 500mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel sleepy, dizzy, confused or shaky, or you may lose your balance or have fits while using Cymevene 500mg Injection.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Cymevene 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cymevene 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Cymevene 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cymevene 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • DIDANOSINE
  • PROBENECID
  • ZIDOVUDINE
  • CYCLOSPORINE
  • AMPHOTERICIN B
  • IMIPENEM

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CYMEVENE INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Cymevene 500mg Injection, consult your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cymevene

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Increased liver enzymes

FAQ's

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Q. Is Cymevene 500mg Injection effective?

Cymevene 500mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cymevene 500mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How is Cymevene 500mg Injection administered?

Cymevene 500mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Cymevene 500mg Injection.

Q. Is Cymevene 500mg Injection safe?

Cymevene 500mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Cymevene 500mg Injection?

Before starting treatment with Cymevene 500mg Injection, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Consult your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, before starting treatment with Cymevene 500mg Injection to avoid any harmful effects on the baby.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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