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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • CMV retinitis in immunocompromised pts.
  • Acyclovir-resistant mucocutaneous herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 and HSV-2) infections in immunocompromised pts.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Ganciclovir-resistant CMV retinitis.
  • Extraocular CMV infection.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • CMV retinitis in immunocompromised pts.
  • Acyclovir-resistant mucocutaneous herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 and HSV-2) infections in immunocompromised pts.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Ganciclovir-resistant CMV retinitis.
  • Extraocular CMV infection.

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Last updated: November 7, 2011