Definitions for ganciclovir

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  1. ganciclovir(Noun)

    An antiviral medication used to treat or prevent cytomegalovirus infections.


  1. Ganciclovir

    Ganciclovir INN or DHPG is an antiviral medication used to treat or prevent cytomegalovirus infections.Ganciclovir sodium is marketed under the trade names Cytovene and Cymevene. Ganciclovir for ocular use is marketed under the trade name Vitrasert. A prodrug form with improved oral bioavailability has also been developed.

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  1. Ganciclovir

    An ACYCLOVIR analog that is a potent inhibitor of the Herpesvirus family including cytomegalovirus. Ganciclovir is used to treat complications from AIDS-associated cytomegalovirus infections.


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