Ganciclovir intravitreal implant
- Generic Name: Ganciclovir
- Brand Names: Vitrasert
- Drug Class: Ophthalmological Antiviral Agents
- Strengths: 0.15%, 250mg, 4.5mg, 500mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
GANCICLOVIR (gan SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. The implant is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) eye infections. The implant will only treat the eye it has been placed into, and it is not a cure for CMV.