Valcept

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Valganciclovir (450 mg)

Valcept Information

Valcept is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Cytomegalovirus Infection. Other than this, Valcept has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Valcept depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Valcept as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Valcept go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Valcept's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Valcept has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Valcept related warnings section.

Valcept is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease, Anemia are examples of such conditions. The section on Valcept contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Valcept have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Valcept is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Valcept Benefits & Uses

Valcept is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Valcept Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Cytomegalovirus Infection (CMV)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 900 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Cytomegalovirus Infection (CMV)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 900 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Valcept Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Valcept safe for pregnant women?


    Valcept can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Valcept safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Valcept. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Valcept on the Kidneys?


    Valcept rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Valcept on the Liver?


    Valcept is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Valcept on the Heart?


    Valcept is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Valcept with Other Drugs

Valcept should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Valcept Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Valcept unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Valcept

  • Is this Valcept habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Valcept is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Valcept can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Valcept is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Valcept cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Valcept Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Valcept


    Taking Valcept with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Valcept


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Valcept.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1241-1242

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Valcyte (valganciclovir hydrochloride)



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