Zirgan (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel) 0.15%


ZIRGAN is used to treat eye ulcers caused by a herpes virus.


  • ZIRGAN should only be used in the eye.
  • Do not wear contact lenses while using ZIRGAN or anytime you have signs or symptoms of an eye infection.
  • The most common side effects reported in patients were blurred vision, eye irritation, eye redness and punctate keratitis (a specific type of eye surface irritation).
  • Safety and efficacy in children below the age of 2 years have not been established.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience pain, redness, itching or swelling of the eye when using ZIRGAN.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call

Click here for Prescribing Information about ZIRGAN.

To contact Bausch + Lomb, call 1-800-323-0000 or visit www.bausch.com.

Reference: 1. Foster CS. Ganciclovir gel—a new topical treatment for herpetic keratitis. US Ophthalmic Rev. 2008;3(1):52-56.

Zirgan is a trademark of Laboratoires Théa Corporation used under license.

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