Virson Ophthalmic Gel

Virson Ophthalmic Gel

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Introduction

Virson Ophthalmic Gel is an antiviral medicine used to treat viral infections caused by cytomegalovirus in immunocompromised people who have undergone an organ or bone marrow transplantation. It also reduces the risk of blindness in a serious eye infection caused by CMV, known as CMV retinitis.

Virson Ophthalmic Gel is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Hold the tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

It may cause eye irritation immediately following application. However, this side effect is temporary and usually subsides on its own. Inform your doctor if it persists for a longer duration. Do not wear contact lenses while using this medicine.

Uses of Virson Ophthalmic Gel

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

Side effects of Virson Ophthalmic Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Virson

  • Eye irritation

How Virson Ophthalmic Gel works

Virson Ophthalmic Gel is an antiviral medication which treats viral infections of the eye. It works by preventing the multiplication of the virus on the surface of your eyeball (cornea). This stops the production of new viruses and clears up your eye infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

No interaction found/established

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Virson Ophthalmic Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Virson Ophthalmic Gel is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Virson Ophthalmic Gel may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel sleepy, dizzy, confused or shaky, or you may lose your balance or have fits while using Virson Ophthalmic Gel.

Kidney

No interaction found/established

Liver

No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Virson Ophthalmic Gel?

If you miss a dose of Virson Ophthalmic Gel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.