Valchek

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Valchek Information

Valchek is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Cytomegalovirus Infection. Secondary and off-label uses of Valchek have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Valchek depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Valchek side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Valchek are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Valchek is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Valchek's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Anemia must refrain from the use of Valchek since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Valchek have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Valchek may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Valchek is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Valchek Benefits & Uses

Valchek is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Valchek 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Cytomegalovirus Infection (CMV)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 900 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Cytomegalovirus Infection (CMV)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 900 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Valchek Side Effects

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

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Diarrhoea
  • Insomnia
  • पेट दर्द
  • Headache
  • Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Chills
  • Influenza like symptoms

Valchek Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Valchek safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Valchek. If you are pregnant, do not take Valchek without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Valchek safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Valchek. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Valchek on the Kidneys?


    Valchek may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Valchek on the Liver?


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

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Valchek on the Heart?


    Using Valchek does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Valchek with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Valchek Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Valchek

  • Is this Valchek habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Valchek has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Valchek. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Valchek should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Valchek for mental disorders.

    No

Valchek Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Valchek


    Valchek may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Valchek


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Valchek with alcohol.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1241-1242

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Valcyte (valganciclovir hydrochloride)



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