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Cytovene (ganciclovir) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Cytovene (ganciclovir):


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Moderate Food Interaction

Food can enhance the levels of ganciclovir in your body. To ensure maximal oral absorption, ganciclovir should be administered with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.

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Cytovene (ganciclovir) drug interactions

There are 218 drug interactions with Cytovene (ganciclovir)

Cytovene (ganciclovir) disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with Cytovene (ganciclovir) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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