What is Valgan?
Valgan Tablet is used for Cytomegalovirus infection, Retinitis and other conditions. Valgan Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Valgan Tablet contains Valganciclovir as an active ingredient.
Valgan Tablet works by preventing the growth and spread of cytomegalovirus.
Valgan Tablet Uses
Valgan Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Cytomegalovirus infection
- Valgan Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Valgan Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Valgan Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Preventing the growth and spread of cytomegalovirus.
Valgan Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
Valgan Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Valganciclovir – 450 MG
Valgan Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Valgan Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Back pain
- Loss of appetite
- Muscle spasms
- Valgan Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Valgan Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Valgan Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).
Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Do not start the treatment until neutrophil count is 500 cells/l, platelet count 25000/l, or hemoglobin level 8g/dl
- Monitor complete blood counts and platelet counts tests at regular intervals during treatment
Valgan Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Valgan Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Valgan Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Certolizumab Cimzia
Valgan Tablet – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Valgan Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Valgan Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Mycophenolate mofetil
- Mycophenolic acid
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