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ZIRGAN (ganciclovir) Ophthalmic Gel 0.15% is indicated for the treatment of acute herpetic keratitis (dendritic ulcers).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dosing regimen for ZIRGAN (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel) is 1 drop in the affected eye 5 times per day (approximately every 3 hours while awake) until the corneal ulcer heals, and then 1 drop 3 times per day for 7 days.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
ZIRGAN contains 0.15% of ganciclovir in a sterile preserved topical ophthalmic gel.
ZIRGAN (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel) is supplied as 5 grams of a sterile, preserved, clear, colorless, topical ophthalmic gel containing 0.15% of ganciclovir in a polycoated aluminum tube with a white polyethylene tip and cap and protective band (NDC 42826-605-50).
Store at 15°C-25°C (59°F-77°F). Do not freeze.
Manufactured for: Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., Tampa, FL 33619. Manufactured By: Alliance Medical Products, Inc., Irvine, CA 92688.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/30/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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