Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Vitravene

Descriptions


Fomivirsen is an antiviral medicine that is injected into the eye (intravitreal). It is used to treat a serious condition called cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in persons who have acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Fomivirsen 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