Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Vistide

Descriptions


Cidofovir is an antiviral. It is used to treat infections caused by viruses.

Cidofovir is used to treat the symptoms of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the eyes (CMV retinitis) in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Cidofovir will not cure this eye infection, but it may help to keep the symptoms from becoming worse.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution