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Cidofovir Information

Cidofovir Benefits & Uses

Cidofovir is used to treat the following -

Cidofovir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cidofovir


Cidofovir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cidofovir is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Anxiety Mild
  3. Confusion
  4. Hallucinations
  5. Paresthesia
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Tachycardia
  8. Neuropathy
  9. Nausea or vomiting
  10. Abdominal Pain Mild
  11. Dry Mouth दुर्लभ
  12. Rash
  13. Skin Discolouration Mild

Cidofovir Related Warnings

Is the use of Cidofovir safe for pregnant women?

Cidofovir can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.


Is the use of Cidofovir safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Cidofovir may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Cidofovir should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.


What is the effect of Cidofovir on the Kidneys?

Cidofovir rarely affects the kidneys.


What is the effect of Cidofovir on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Cidofovir on the liver.


What is the effect of Cidofovir on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Cidofovir for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Cidofovir with Other Drugs

Cidofovir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cidofovir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cidofovir unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Dehydration

Frequently asked Questions about Cidofovir

Is this Cidofovir habit forming or addictive?

Cidofovir does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Cidofovir, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Cidofovir can make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Cidofovir should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cidofovir is not used to treat mental disorders.


Cidofovir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cidofovir

It is safe to take Cidofovir with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Cidofovir

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Cidofovir.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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