Foscarnet Coupon and Discount

Our Foscarnet coupon and discount will save you up to 75%* off your prescription. Foscarnet is a prescription drug that treats cytomegalovirus retinitis in people living with hiv/ aids and resistant herpes simplex type 1 and 2 infections. The original cash price of Foscarnet is not available. If your insurance does not cover this cost, use our Foscarnet coupon to reduce the price. Choose if you would like to receive your Rebates prescription coupon by mail, email, text, or print. Continue reading below for more information on Foscarnet.
Foscarnet Overview
Drug Name: Foscarnet
Brand Name(s): Foscavir
Drug Class: Antiviral agents
Treats: Cytomegalovirus retinitis in people living with HIV/ AIDs, resistant herpes simplex type 1 and 2 infections

Foscarnet is an antiviral agent that has proven its efficacy in treating patients with cytomegalovirus infection of the eyes in patients living with Aids. Foscarnet can also be used in the management of multidrug resistant herpes simplex virus infections. Foscarnet acts as the last resort for greatly treatment-experienced individuals with HIV/ AIDs.

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  • Foscarnet Uses

    Foscarnet is a world class antiviral agent with the ability to manage very severe forms of cytomegalovirus retinitis with a quantifiable drug resistance. Other than this Foscarnet has also been indicated in the treatment of HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus) mucocutaneous and skin infections that have been proven to be resistant to Ganciclovir or Acyclovir. Foscarnet is reserved for salvage therapy for people living with Aids. Foscarnet can also be used according to the doctor's preference in other viral infections caused by low immunity. Foscarnet can only be used in a hospital setup as only intravenous preparations are available. Below you will find the uses of Foscarnet.

    • AIDs
    • Cytomegalovirus infection
  • Foscarnet Dosage

    Dosage of Foscarnet depends on the individual and the condition being treated. You should always take medication precisely as your doctor prescribes it. Foscarnet is an intravenous infusion and will be administered and monitored by your healthcare professional. Foscarnet infusions should run 90-120 minutes to avoid adverse effects. Doses should be adjusted according to the degree of kidney damage. Below you will find a typical dosage of Foscarnet. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis

    • Adults: Induction therapy, 90 mg/ kg IV 12 hourly OR 60 mg/ kg IV every 8 hours
    • Maintenance dose, 90-120 mg/ kg IV every 24 hours in divided doses.
    • Children: Induction, 60 mg/ kg IV every 8 hours
    • Maintenance, 90-120 mg/ kg IV every 12 hours.
    • Adolescent: Induction, 90 mg/ kg IV 12 hourly OR 60 mg/ kg IV every 8 hours
    • Maintenance, 90-120 mg/ kg IV every 24 hours.

    Herpes Simplex Infections

    • Adults: Induction dose, 40 mg/ kg IV every 8-12 hours
    • Children: 40 mg/ kg IV every 8 hours OR 60 mg/kg IV every 12 hours
    • Adolescent: 40 mg/ kg IV every 8-12 hours
    • 14-21 days of therapy are needed for herpes simplex treatment.

    Varicella-Zoster Infection

    • Adults: 90 mg/ kg IV 12 hourly for 14-21 days.
    • Children: 40-60 mg/ kg IV every 8 hours for 7-10 days
    • Adolescent: 90 mg/ kg IV every 12 hours
  • Foscarnet Side Effects

    Like any drug, Foscarnet may cause side effects. If you experience severe or persistent side effects, you should contact your doctor. Mild side effects should dissipate with time and do not require medical attention. Below you will find a list of side effects associated with Foscarnet. Note that not all possible side effects are listed.

    • Increased/decreased urinary frequency
    • Polydipsia
    • Fits
    • Chills
    • Muscle spasms
    • Tingling sensation about the mouth
    • Body malaise
    • Pain at the injection site
    • Mouth, penis, vulva or throat sores
    • Abdominal discomfort
    • Headache
    • Altered state of consciousness
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Lack of appetite
    • Peripheral neuritis associated with pain
    • Anxiety
    • Lower abdominal pain
  • Foscarnet Interactions

    Interactions are common with Foscarnet use. It is important to consult your physician if an additional drug is needed outside your medication. This is because the drugs mentioned below may alter the effectiveness of Foscarnet or even cause harm. Note that these are not all the medications or substances that counteract with Foscarnet.