Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Cidofovir (brand name Vistide) is an injectable antiviral medication primarily used as a treatment for cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis (an infection of the retina of the eye) in people with AIDS
The major dose-limiting side effect of cidofovir is nephrotoxicity (that is, kidney damage) Other common side effects (occurring in >1% of people treated with the drug) include:
- Hair loss
- Decreased intraocular pressure
Whereas uncommon side effects include: anaemia and elevated liver enzymes and rare side effects include: tachycardia and Fanconi syndrome Probenecid (a uricosuric drug) and intravenous saline should always be administered with each cidofovir infusion to prevent this nephrotoxicity.
On Feb, 18, 2016: 513 people reported to have side effects when taking Vistide. Among them, 1 people (0.19%) has Hallucination.
Time on Vistide when people have Hallucination :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years|
On Feb, 18, 2016: 513 people reported to have side effects when taking Vistide. Among them, 22 people (4.29%) have Death.