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Valstead 450mg Strip Of 2 Tablets

Valstead 450mg Strip Of 2 Tablets

2 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Valstead 450 MG Description

Valstead 450 mg Strip of 2 Tablets contains an antiviral molecule containing Valganciclovir. This medicine is used to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which can occur after organ transplantat

ion. Its also used to treat CMV related eye infections in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Valstead 450mcg tablets contain Valganciclovir as the active molecule. Upon administration, Valganciclovir gets converted to its active form called ganciclovir which is responsible for acting on the virus. Ganciclovir inhibits the DNA synthesis of viruses, thereby killing them. This medicine is only available on prescription and should be used at a dose and for a duration recommended by a doctor. This tablet is not recommended if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are using any other medications or suffering from any health condition.


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Offer Price₹717.40
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ContainsValganciclovir(450.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) eye infection, prevention of CMV infection after organ transplant
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, weight loss, muscle pain
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Uses of Valstead 450 MG

  • Eye infection that causes blindness in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients
  • Prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection after undergoing an organ transplant

Contraindications of Valstead 450 MG

  • Known allergy to any ingredients of Valstead tablets

Side effects of Valstead 450 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Muscle pain
  • Mouth ulcers

Precautions and Warnings of Valstead 450 MG



Can I take Valstead 450mg Tablet during pregnancy?
Do not use Valstead tablet during pregnancy unless recommended by your doctor. A doctor will only recommend this tablet during pregnancy if the benefits of this medicine are more than its risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Valstead 450mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Valstead Tablets are not recommended for use while breastfeeding


Can I drive if I have administered Valstead 450mg Tablet?
Valstead can cause dizziness, confusion, or convulsions as side effects. Therefore, you must avoid driving after using this medication.


Can I consume alcohol while using Valstead 450mg Tablet ?
Do not consume alcohol along with Valstead tablet without first discussing it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to components of Valganciclovir Tablet
  • You are having low blood count
  • You are undergoing dialysis
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have Radiation treatment
  • You have or had liver problems
  • You or your family has or had a history of heart problems
  • You are taking any other prescription, non-prescription, or herbal medicines

Mode of Action of Valstead 450 MG

How Does It Work?

Valstead 450mcg tablets contain Valganciclovir as the active molecule. Upon administration, valganciclovir gets converted to its active form called ganciclovir which is responsible for acting on the v...
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Directions for Use of Valstead 450 MG

  • Please take Valstead tablets as directed by your doctor
  • The tablets must be swallowed whole with a glass of water
  • Do not chew, crush, or break the tablets
  • Do not use more or less than the recommended dose
  • Take the tablets with food
  • Take the tablets at a same time everyday

Interactions of Valstead 450 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Probenecid may reduce the excretion of valganciclovir resulting in valganciclovir toxicity
  • Valganciclovir increases blood levels of didanosine
  • Concomitant use of Imipenem-cilastatin causes convulsions
  • Concomitant use of zidovudine can cause anaemia and low levels of white blood cells
  • Concomitant use of zidovudine, didanosine, stavudine, tenofovir, adefovir, ciclosporin, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, doxorubicin, vinblastine, vincristine, hydroxyurea, trimethoprim/sulphonamide...
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Storage and disposal of Valstead 450 MG

  • Store Valstead tablets at a temperature between 20°C to 25°C
  • Keep this medication tightly closed in the container
  • Keep out of reach from children and pets
  • Keep the tablets in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture at room temperature
  • Please do not throw away the unused medicine in the household trash

Dosage of Valstead 450 MG


Overdose can cause upset stomach, unusual bleeding or bruising, weakness, stomach pain, fast heartbeat, diarrhoea, uncontrollable shaking of hands, seizures, blood in urine, yellowing of eyes or skin,...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. In case it is time for your next dose, and take the current dose. Do not take two doses at a time to make up for the missed dose

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can we take Valstead 450mg Tablet on empty stomach?

A: No, you should take Valstead Tablets with food.

Q: Is it necessary for me to have an eye exam while using Valstead Tablet?

A: If you have a eye infection, you should see your doctor regularly to have your retina (part of your eye) checked.

Q: Can we take live vaccines while I am taking Valstead 450mg Tablet?

A: Before getting any vaccines or vaccinations, tell your doctor if you're taking valganciclovir
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Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 03:43 PM (IST)
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