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Ganciclovir Injection 500 mg/250 mL
Ganciclovir injection is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (eye infection that can cause blindness) in people whose immune system is not working normally, including those people who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

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Ganciclovir is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMV retinitis) in adults who are immunocompromised, including individuals with AIDS. Ganciclovir is also FDA-approved for the prevention of CMV disease in recipients of organ transplants who are at risk for CMV diseases.

Ganciclovir Injection 500mg, price, Delhi, India, U.K.


  • Packaging – Single-dose Bag
  • Strength – 500 mg/250 mL


Ganciclovir is a nucleoside analogue CMV DNA polymerase inhibitor used for the:

  • Treatment of CMV retinitis in immunocompromised adult patients, including patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
  • Prevention of CMV disease in adult transplant recipients at risk for CMV disease.

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Shreyaansh Lifesciences, Jaipur. India

Shreyaansh Lifesciences is registered in Jaipur, India. Registration Number : 08AEEFS9350K1ZI under GST Act. 
Branch Offices in India : Jaipur | New Delhi

SF-72-73 2ND FLOOR, Jaipur Electronic Market, Ridhi Sidhi Choraha, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302018.

+91 99292 77766

Facts of Medicines

Ganciclovir Injection 500 mg/250 mL


Store Ganciclovir 500 mg/250 mL injection at temperature 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F).


The most commonly reported Ganciclovir side effects include: fever, leukopenia, diarrhea, anemia, catheter-related events (including catheter infection and catheter sepsis), and elevated creatinine levels.


Do not administer the proposed dosage of ganciclovir injection by rapid or bolus intravenous injection which may increase the toxicity as a result of excessive plasma levels. Administration of this injection should be accompanied by adequate hydration.

  • Dosage for Treatment of CMV Retinitis in Adult Patients: Induction Dosage: The recommended initial dosage of Ganciclovir for patients with CMV Retinitis and normal renal function is 5 mg/kg (administered intravenously at a constant rate over 1 hour) every 12 hours for 14-21 days.
    Maintenance Dosage: After induction treatment, the recommended maintenance dosage of Ganciclovir for patients with CMV Retinitis is 5 mg/kg (administered intravenously at a constant rate over 1 hour) once daily for 7 days weekly, or 6 mg/kg once daily for 5 days weekly.
  • Dosage for Prevention of CMV Disease in Adult Transplant Recipients: Induction Dosage: The recommended initial dosage of ganciclovir injection for patients with normal renal function is 5 mg/kg (administered intravenously at a constant rate over 1 hour) every 12 hours for 7-14 days.
    Maintenance Dosage: After induction, the recommended maintenance dosage of Ganciclovir is 5 mg/kg (administered intravenously at a constant rate over 1 hour) once daily for 7 days weekly, or 6 mg/kg once daily for 5 days weekly until 100-120 days post-transplantation.


  • Use of ganciclovir 500 mg is restricted in patients who have experienced clinically significant hypersensitivity reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) to ganciclovir, valganciclovir or acyclovir.
  • The complete blood counts with differential and platelet counts need to be performed frequently, mainly in whom the absolute neutrophil counts are less than 1000 cells/μL at the starting of treatment.
  • Monitor patients for renal function before and during treatment with ganciclovir 500 mg injection and adjust the dosage as required.
  • Patients with CMV retinitis should have frequent ophthalmological examinations while on therapy with Ganciclovir to monitor disease status and for other retinal abnormalities.
  • Females of reproductive age/potential should undergo pregnancy testing prior to initiation of Ganciclovir therapy.
  • Nursing mothers should not breastfeed during treatment with ganciclovir 500 mg because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants and because HIV may be passed to the baby in breast milk.

FAQs – Medicine Questions

Ganciclovir Injection 500 mg/250 mL
What is Ganciclovir ?

Ganciclovir is a medication aimed to prevent or treat the infections caused by cytomegalovirus (also called CMV). It is supplied as a clear liquid administered into a vein (IV).

What are dosage strengths Ganciclovir is supplied?

Ganciclovir is supplied as Injection: 500 mg of ganciclovir in 250 mL (2mg/mL) sterile, unpreserved, colorless solution in a single-dose bag for intravenous use.

How is Ganciclovir administered?

Ganciclovir comes as an injection for the intravenous administration. 

Where can I buy Ganciclovir Injection?

You can buy Ganciclovir injection from any authorized whole-seller after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole-seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.

The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product.

What is the procedure to buy Ganciclovir from Shreyansh LifeSciences?

Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at info@treatmentoptions4u.com. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 98738 10020. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Ganciclovir price as well as procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of the Valid prescription of the Clinician.

What type of drug is Ganciclovir Injection?

The ganciclovir 500 mg injection specifically is a type of drug called antivirals. 


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