Cidnavir Injection

Facts of Medicine

  • Innovator Brand Name: Vistide
  • Brand Name: Cidnavir
  • API: Cidofovir
  • Packaging: Single-use vial
  • Strength: 375 mg/5 mL
  • Manufacturer Name: Emcure Pharma
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Uses of medication: Cidofovir is an antiviral therapeutic drug used for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in adult patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and without renal dysfunction. This injectable antiviral medication should be used only when other agents are not suitable.

Dosage and Side Effects

Induction treatment: The recommended dosage of cidofovir is 5 mg/kg body weight (administered as an intravenous infusion at a constant rate over 1 hour) administered once weekly for 2 consecutive weeks.

Maintenance treatment: Starting a couple of weeks following the completion of induction therapy, the recommended maintenance dosage is 5 mg/kg body weight (administered as an intravenous infusion at a constant rate over 1 hour) administered once every two weeks. 

The most common side effects of Cidofovir 375 mg/5 mL are vomiting, diarrhea, pain, nausea, weakness, hair loss, rash, and headache.

Warning and Precautions

  • Proteinuria occurs to be an initial and sensitive indicator of cidofovir-induced nephrotoxicity. Individuals receiving cidofovir must have their serum creatinine and urine protein levels specified on specimens obtained within 24 hours before each dose of cidofovir. Differential white blood cell (WBC) counts should also be performed before each dose of cidofovir injection.
  • Cidofovir is for intravenous (IV) infusion only and must not be considered by any other methods including intraocular injection or topically. This therapeutic drug needs to be infused only into veins with adequate blood flow to permit rapid dilution and distribution. 
  • Patients receiving this medicinal product must have regular follow-up ophthalmologic examinations for the probable occurrence of uveitis/iritis and ocular hypotony. In case of uveitis/iritis treatment with cidofovir should be stopped if there is no response to therapy with a topical corticosteroid or the condition worsens, or in case iritis or uveitis reoccurs following successful treatment. 
  • Cidofovir needs to be considered a potential carcinogen in humans. Caution should be imposed when considering cidofovir therapy for patients with diabetes mellitus because of the potential increased risk of occurring ocular hypotony.


What is the active substance in Cidnavir?

Cidofovir is the active substance in Cidnavir.

How is Cidofovir supplied?

Cidofovir is supplied in the form of Injection: 375 mg/5 mL in a single-dose vial for intravenous (IV) use.

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