Cidofovir

  • Generic Brand Name - Cidnavir
  • Innovator Brand Name - Vistide
  • API - Cidofovir
  • Packaging - Single-Use Vial
  • Strength - 375mg/5 ml
  • Manufacturer Name - Emcure Pharma Ltd

What is Cidofovir and what it is used for:

Cidofovir specifically is an antiviral drug used in order to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (a kind of infection of the retina of the eye) in patients with AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). 

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Cidofovir dosage

The recommended dose of Cidofovir should be administered by intravenous infusion (a drip into a vein). The cidofovir injection must not be administered by other methods including intraocular injection (direct injection into the eye) or topically (on the skin). It should be administered by a healthcare practitioner with apt experience in treating patients with AIDS.

Cidofovir adverse reaction

Most common adverse reactions include hair loss, nausea, neutropenia, vomiting, chills, iritis, headache, weakness, fever, decreased intraocular pressure, and uveitis.

Warnings And Precautions
  • Patients receiving agents with nephrotoxic potential should avoid the use of cidofovir injection. Such agents need to be interrupted at least 7-days prior to initiating cidofovir therapy.
  • Close/Precise monitoring of the renal function during cidofovir therapy must be emphasized.
  • Patients taking treatment with cidofovir 75 mg/ml vial should be monitored for the neutrophil count.
  • Patients should be monitored for the intraocular pressure during therapy with cidofovir.
  • Patients need to be monitored for the signs and symptoms of uveitis or iritis while on cidofovir therapy.
  • The cidofovir 75 mg injection should not be administered to nursing mothers.
  • Women of childbearing potential are advised that cidofovir is embryotoxic and must not be used during pregnancy.
  • Patients with hypersensitivity to cidofovir must avoid taking treatment with cidnavir.
How Supplied/Storage and Handling:

Care should be exercised in the handling of CIDNAVIR. CIDNAVIR Injections should not be opened or broken. Store it at controlled room temperature 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F).

Drug interaction of CIDOFOVIR
  • There is a potential risk that the concomitant therapy of Cidofovir with products containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate may increase the pharmacodynamic interaction and may increase the risk of Fanconi syndrome.
  • The probenecid enhances the AUC of zidovudine. Patients taking treatment with both medicines should be closely assessed for the zidovudine induced haematological toxicity.

Commonly asked questions:

Cidofovir specifically belongs to the class of drugs named antivirals.

The active ingredient in the medicine is Cidofovir, and the inactive ingredients are sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid.

Nausea, hair loss, vomiting, neutropenia, weakness, chills, decreased intraocular pressure, headache, uveitis, iritis, etc.

The recommended dose of cidofovir injection should be injected intravenously (into a vein) by a healthcare practitioner. 

In case of Cidofovir overdose, consult the doctor immediately and keep the patient under observation for signs and symptoms.

As an antiviral medication, Cidofovir is used together with probenecid in order to treat CMV retinitis in patients with AIDS. Cidofovir works in order to slow the growth of CMV.

You can buy Cidofovir from any authorized whole-seller after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole-seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.

The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product. 

Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at info@ikrispharmanetwork.com. Patient can also send WhatsApp message to +91 8130290915. We will reply ASAP with the details of cidofovir 75 mg injection and procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of Valid prescription of Clinician. 

Store the medicine at a temperature of 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F).

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