For the most recent 12 months ending October 2014, the VALCYTE
(Valganciclovir) tablets brand had US sales of about USD440m MAT, according to IMS Health.
is a registered trademark of Genentech, Inc.
is an antiviral medication that can be effective for the prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in children from 4 months to 16 years of age who have undergone a kidney or heart transplant and who are at a higher risk of getting the disease.
The supplemental approval is based on data that showed longer prophylactic treatment with Valcyte
reduced the incidence of CMV disease in high risk adult kidney transplant patients from 36.
His physician prescribed Valcyte
for CMV, Kaletra for his HIV, and Neupogen to boost his white blood cell count.
Examples of these drugs include Zovirax (acyclovir) or its generic version acyclovir, Valtrex (valacyclovir), Cytovene (ganciclovir), Valcyte
(valgancyclovir), and Vistide (cidofovir).
In 2015, the patent of its major drug for CMV retinitis, Valcyte
, is due to expire.
The drug is the generic version of Valcyte
(Hoffmann La Roche) and is used to treat cytomegalovirus infection of the eye in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
ANDA that had received approval, is bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD) Valcyte
of Hoffman-La Roche Inc.
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Pender, following his EBV-infected B cell model of autoimmunity, has had marginal success using the herpes class drugs Valcyte
, Valtrex, Acyclovir, and so on.