Gancigel Ophthalmic Gel

Manufactured by: Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Ganciclovir (1.5 mg)

Prescription Required

117 people have bought this recently

Gancigel Ophthalmic Gel

Manufactured by: Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Ganciclovir (1.5 mg)

Prescription Required

117 people have bought this recently

₹102.5

5 gm Gel in 1 Tube

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Prescription Required

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Gancigel Information

Gancigel is a prescription drug, available for use as Gel. It is primarily used for the treatment of Cytomegalovirus Infection. Gancigel also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Gancigel depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Gancigel as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Gancigel normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Gancigel is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Gancigel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Gancigel related warnings section.

Gancigel is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Anemia, Kidney Disease as it can result in adverse effects.

Drug interactions for Gancigel have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Gancigel is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Gancigel Benefits & Uses
  2. Gancigel Dosage & How to Take
  3. Gancigel Side Effects
  4. Gancigel Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Gancigel with Other Drugs
  6. Gancigel Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Gancigel
  8. Gancigel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Gancigel Benefits & Uses

Gancigel is used to treat the following -

  1. Cytomegalovirus Infection Primary
  2. Viral Infection

Gancigel Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Gancigel

Ganciclovir

Gancigel Side Effects

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

  1. Itching or burning
  2. Eye irritation
  3. Anemia Moderate
  4. Difficulty breathing
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  7. Chills
  8. Irritability
  9. Cough Mild
  10. Hepatitis
  11. Memory problems
  12. Blurred vision
  13. Fever Mild
  14. Loss of appetite
  15. Infection
  16. Nausea or vomiting
  17. Dry eyes

Gancigel Related Warnings

Is the use of Gancigel safe for pregnant women?

Gancigel should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Gancigel safe during breastfeeding?

Gancigel may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Gancigel on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Gancigel on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Gancigel on the Liver?

Using Gancigel does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Gancigel on the Heart?

You can take Gancigel without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Gancigel with Other Drugs

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

Gancigel Contraindications

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

  1. Anemia
  2. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Gancigel

Is this Gancigel habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Gancigel has not been reported.

No

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Gancigel only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Gancigel is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Gancigel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gancigel

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Gancigel to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Gancigel

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

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Gancigel Price and Pack Size

Gancigel Ophthalmic Gel

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ganciclovir
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1400
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 801
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