Generic Name and Formulations:
Ganciclovir 0.15%; ophthalmic gel; contains benzalkonium chloride.
Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Indications for ZIRGAN:
Acute herpetic keratitis (dendritic ulcers).
Adults and Children:
<2yrs: not recommended. ≥2yrs: 1 drop in the affected eye(s) 5 times daily (every 3 hours while awake) until corneal ulcer heals, then 1 drop 3 times daily for 7 days.
Remove contact lenses during therapy. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Blurred vision, eye irritation, punctate keratitis, conjunctival hyperemia.