Disease Information for Ganciclovir (Cytovene/DHPG) Administration/Toxicity

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Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Patient/Transplant status
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Platelet count (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Agranulocytosis
Anemia
Bone marrow failure/exhaustion
Drug induced Anemia.
Drug induced Myelosuppression.
Drug induced Neutropenia.
Drug induced Potential fetal/anomaly
Drug induced Thrombocytopenia.
Fetal anomaly
Granulocytopenia/Neutropenia
Myelosuppression
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombocytosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anti-CMV/CMV Retinitis medication
DRUG/Antiviral medication (example)
DRUG/Probably NOT safe/Pregnancy category C drug
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 Amino 1 9 ((2 hydroxy 1 (hydroxymethyl)ethoxy)methyl) 6H purin 6 one, 2' Nor 2' deoxyguanosine, 2'NDG, 6H Purin 6 one 2 amino 1 9 dihydro 9 ((2 hydroxy 1 (hydroxymethyl)ethoxy)methyl), 9 ((1 3 Dihydroxy 2 propoxy)methyl)guanine, admin, DHPG, dihydroxypropoxymethylguanine, Ganciclovir, Ganciclovir (eye), Ganciclovir (eye) (product), Ganciclovir (product), Ganciclovir (substance), GANCICLOVIR PREPARATION, Ganciclovir product, Gancyclovir, Nordeoxyguanosine, Brand name/Cytovene (Ganciclovir), Brand name/DHPG (Ganciclovir)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/.1991 Approx/New drug
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm/ml (Vial)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Given prophylactically
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
-Renal excretion important pathway/drug
Definition

An antiviral antibiotic drug; oral and parenteral preparation

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