prescribe BOTH ganciclovir (Cytovene) and foscarnet (Foscavir)

You might see AIDS experts prescribe BOTH ganciclovir (Cytovene) and foscarnet (Foscavir) be used together for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis.

The usual therapy is to use one or the other...but the combination works better to control the infection.

The problem is that combo therapy causes more side effects. Reserve it for resistant cases.

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