Valganciclovir

Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D., Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Alice Jenh Hsu, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of CMV retinitis (AIDS).
  • Prevention of CMV disease: renal, cardiac and kidney-pancreas transplant patients at high risk for CMV disease (e.g., donor positive, recipient negative).
    • Not indicated in liver transplant patients.

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Prevention of disseminated CMV disease of the contralateral eye in patients treated with intraocular ganciclovir implant (no longer manufactured).

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Last updated: April 11, 2017

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TY - ELEC T1 - Valganciclovir ID - 545261 A1 - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. AU - Dzintars,Kathryn,Pharm.D., BCPS AU - Hsu,Alice,Pharm.D. Y1 - 2017/04/11/ PB - Johns Hopkins HIV Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/545261/all/Valganciclovir ER -