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Dosing/ Herpes Simplex 1 gt 5 times per day (q3hr while awake) until the corneal ulcer heals,
then 1 drop 3 times per day for 7 days.
Chem Specs 0.15% ganciclovir gel
Quantities 5 gm tube
Cost 347.00 / 5 gm tube
Class Ganciclovir is a guanine analogue.
Action Activated form inhibits viral DNA synthesis.
Activity Ganciclovir is active against most species in the herpesvirus family.
Usage Indicated for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (dendritic ulcers).
(Two thirds of early Acanthamoeba keratitis are misdiagnosed as HSV.)
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to Ganciclovir or any included ingredients.
Pediatric use > 2 years
Pregnancy Category C
0.0075% BAK preserved.    Does not require refrigeration.