Cymevene belongs to a group of medicines called ‘anti-virals’. Cymevene is used to treat infections caused by a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in people who have received organ or bone marrow transplants and this can affect any part of the body including retina . Cymevene Vial (Ganciclovir) 500mg is also used to treat people with weakened immune systems (including people with AIDS) who have CMV retinitis. Cymevene Vial (Ganciclovir) 500mg works by slowing the growth of the CMV virus. It helps control CMV retinitis and decrease the risk of blindness. It also helps prevent the spread of infection to other areas of the body.
Usage : Cymevene Vial (Ganciclovir) 500mg is given by injection into a vein usually over a 1-hour period
Side effects Cymevene Vial (Ganciclovir) 500mg may cause Diarrhea, upset stomach, dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, shaking (tremors), or pain/redness/irritation at the injection site may occur