stronger warnings about Vistide (cidofovir injection) causing renal toxicity

You'll see stronger warnings about Vistide (cidofovir injection) causing renal toxicity.

Vistide came out just a few months ago for treating cytomegalovirus retinitis in AIDS patients. It's an alternative to IV ganciclovir (Cytovene) or foscarnet (Foscavir).

Now there are several reports of acute renal failure...some after just one or two doses of Vistide.

Get concise, unbiased advice for effective drug therapy, plus CE/CME

Prescriber's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and guidelines
  • 48+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote