Ganciclovir is an anti-viral drug. It is used to prevent disease caused by a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) in people who have received organ or bone marrow transplants. CMV disease can lead to serious infections in the body, including an infection in the eye, called CMV retinitis, that can cause blindness.Ganciclovir is also used to treat people with weakened immune systems (including people with AIDS) who have CMV retinitis. Ganciclovir 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.Ganciclovir is not a cure for CMV disease.
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An antiviral agent used to prevent or treat cytomegalovirus infections that may occur when the body’s immune system is suppressed. In gene therapy, ganciclovir is used with an altered herpes simplex virus-1 gene to kill advanced melanoma cells and brain tumor cells.
ganciclovir is indicated for:
Sight-threatening CMV retinitis in severely immunocompromised people
CMV pneumonitis in bone marrow transplant recipients
Prevention of CMV disease in bone marrow and solid organ transplant recipients
Confirmed CMV retinitis in people with AIDS (intravitreal implant)
It is also used for acute CMV colitis in HIV/AIDS and CMV pneumonitis in immunosuppressed patients.
Ganciclovir has also been used with some success in treating Human herpesvirus 6 infections.
Ganciclovir has also been found to be an effective treatment for herpes simplex virus epithelial keratitis.