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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Valcyte oral.

Overall User Ratings

18 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Prevention of CMV Infection Post Kidney Transplant
6/26/2013 9:18:02 PM

Reviewer: kid, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
cannot afford to pay for this medicine

Condition: Prevention of CMV Infection Post Kidney Transplant
6/8/2009 4:53:03 PM

Reviewer: 3-6 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Used this as a liquid med for about 6 weeks after transplant then developed a rash and vomiting, so stopped it. Patient info and all med info I found about this med said that it has not been studied in the pediatric population. Also can react with other anti rejection meds (Cellcept).

Condition: Prevention of CMV Infection Post Kidney Transplant
5/21/2009 1:20:22 PM

Reviewer: tubabuddy, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has done just fine for me. I can say that without my health insurance I would not be able to afford this medication. Market price is about 2500-3000 per month. With my prescription drug coverage it is only $25.00 I can say that I am lucky in that regard.

Condition: Prevention of CMV Infection Post Kidney Transplant
4/28/2009 9:04:19 PM

Reviewer: 450 2x a day, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had it after an organ (liver) transplant when my immune system was low.

Condition: Prevention of CMV Infection Post Kidney Transplant
1/25/2008 3:16:57 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

1-5 of 5

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