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In clinical trials with Vitravene (fomivirsen) †, one patient with advanced CMVR unresponsive to other antivitral treatments was accidentally dosed once bilaterally with 990 µg per eye. Anterior chamber paracentesis was performed bilaterally and vision was retained.



Vitravene (fomivirsen) † is contraindicated in those persons who have known hypersensitivity to any component of this preparation.


This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004


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