Cidofovir Solution For Injection 75Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cidofovir: Solution for injection (75mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CIDOFOVIR (si DOF o veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. It is commonly used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections of the eye.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Vistide: Solution for injection (75mg)
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Cidofovir 375mg/5mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 674570210
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis Prophylaxis, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Retinitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Adenovirus Infection, Herpes Simplex Virus Infection, Eczema Vaccinatum, Generalized Vaccinia, Vaccinia Necrosum (progressive Vaccinia), Herpes Genitalis, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

Storage Information
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cidofovir 375mg/5mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Cidofovir 375mg/5mL Solution for Injection

Low Eye Muscle Strength Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-69.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0-69.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
8.0-23.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
12.0-28.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
14.0-58.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
24.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
24.0-43.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
30.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
43.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
50.0-88.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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