Cidofovir Injection

  • Medicine Name- Cidnavir
  • API- Cidofovir
  • Packaging- Single-use vial
  • Strength- 375 mg/5 mL
  • Manufactured by- Emcure Pharma
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Cidofovir 75 mg Injection is an injectable antiviral medication used for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in adults with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and without renal dysfunction. This medicine should be used only when other agents are considered unsuitable.

Dosage and Side Effects

Induction treatment: The recommended dose of cidofovir is 5 mg/kg body weight (administered as an intravenous infusion at a constant rate over 1 hour) administered once weekly for 2 consecutive weeks.

Maintenance treatment: Beginning two weeks following the completion of induction treatment, the recommended maintenance dose of cidofovir is 5 mg/kg body weight (given as an intravenous infusion at a constant rate over 1 hour) administered once every 2 weeks. 

The most common side effects of Cidofovir are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain, weakness, rash, hair loss, and headache.

Warning and Precautions

  • Cidofovir is formulated for intravenous (IV) infusion only and must not be used by other methods including intraocular injection or topically. This medication should be infused only into veins with appropriate blood flow to permit rapid dilution and distribution. 

  • Proteinuria occurs to be an initial and sensitive indicator of cidofovir-induced nephrotoxicity. Those receiving cidofovir must have their serum creatinine and urine protein levels specified on specimens obtained within 24 hours before the use of each dose of cidofovir. Differential white blood cell (WBC) counts should also be done before each dose of cidofovir injection.

  • Patients receiving this medication should have regular follow-up ophthalmologic examinations for potential occurrence of uveitis/iritis and ocular hypotony. In case of uveitis/iritis treatment with cidofovir should be stopped if there is no response to therapy with a topical corticosteroid or the condition worsens, or in case iritis or uveitis reoccurs following successful treatment. 

  • Cidofovir needs to be considered a potential carcinogen in humans. Caution should be imposed when considering cidofovir therapy for patients with diabetes mellitus because of the potential increased risk of occurring ocular hypotony.


What is Cidnavir?

Cidnavir is a generic of Vistide which contains Cidofovir as a main component. This medicine is used to treat an eye infection known as cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMV) in individuals who have AIDS.

Who has launched the generic Cidnavir?

Emcure has launched the generic Cidnavir, as a 375 mg/5 mL vial for intravenous (IV) use/administration.

How is Cidofovir administered

The recommended dose of cidofovir is administered as an intravenous (IV) infusion at a constant rate over 1 hour once weekly for two consecutive weeks

How do I store Cidofovir?

Cidofovir is supplied in single-use vials. Do not store the vials above 30°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze it.

How much does Cidofovir cost in India?

Cidofovir 375 mg/5 mL cost in India is very reasonable and can vary. To procure it legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at

Can Cidofovir be used while I’m pregnant?

Cidofovir may be unsafe if used during pregnancy. Contact your doctor about the best way to control your condition if you want to become pregnant or during pregnancy. 

Can Cidofovir be used while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not recommended while on Cidofovir. Contact your doctor if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed.

Where can I get Cidofovir at the best Price? 

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Is Cidofovir available in India?

Cidofovir is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Cidofovir can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, etc.)

Can You Send the Cidofovir to Foreign Destinations?

Buy generic Cidofovir online at the best/lowest price from a leading supplier. Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) can assist in the delivery of Cidofovir 375 mg/5 mL; the doctor-prescribed medication to the UK, the USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Philippines, Thailand, China, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Pakistan, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Turkey, Qatar, Japan, Nepal, and many other countries.

What is the procedure to buy Cidofovir from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can fill out the order form or send mail to Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Cidofovir 375 mg/5 mL price and the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Cidofovir online from India?

Yes, one can buy Cidofovir 375 mg/5 mL online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines (IGM) if this medicine is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can facilitate the export of generic Cidofovir through legal channels.