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Antiviral Valcyte® Adult

Valganciclovir - Dosage and How to Use

How should Valganciclovir be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medicine should be taken with or after food to improve absorption 
  • Follow the instructions on the medication label and take this medication as prescribed by your doctor
  • Do not break or crush the tablet as it has potential to cause cancer or birth defects in humans. Avoid touching broken or crushed tablets with your skin, eyes or nose . If such contact occurs, wash your hands with soap and water and/orrinse your eyes thoroughly with plain water
  • Medication should not be touched or handled by pregnant women as it is has the potential to cause birth defects in humans.
  • For oral suspension, shake well before use 

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Updated on 7/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department Sengkang General Hospital
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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