Antiviral, Topical ophthalmic, Eye drop, Topical antiviral
Antiviral – inhibits viral DNA replication
- Systemic use is not recommended in cats.
- Systemic administration may cause myelosuppression and nephrotoxicity.
- None identified with topical administration – additive myelosuppression and nephrotoxicity would be expected with systemic administration.
- None – sterile solutions of cidofovir suitable for ophthalmic use may be prepared by diluting the commercially available injection to a final concentration of 5 mg/mL using 1% carboxymethylcellulose solution.
Veterinary – General