Table of Contents
- 1 What is Voriconazole?
- 2 Uses of Voriconazole
- 3 How does Voriconazole work?
- 4 How to Take Voriconazole?
- 5 Common Dosage for Voriconazole
- 6 When to avoid Voriconazole?
- 7 Precautions While Taking Voriconazole
- 8 Side-Effects of Voriconazole
- 9 Drug Interactions to be Careful About
- 9.1 1. Food Interactions with Voriconazole
- 9.2 2. Medicines Interactions with Voriconazole
- 9.3 3. Effects of Voriconazole on Lab Tests
- 9.4 4. Interactions with Pre-existing Conditions/Diseases
- 9.5 Q. Can I have Voriconazole with alcohol?
- 9.6 Q. Any particular food item to be avoided?
- 9.7 Q. Can I have Voriconazole when pregnant?
- 9.8 Q. Can I have Voriconazole when feeding a baby?
- 9.9 Q. Can I drive after taking Voriconazole?
- 10 Substitutes of Voriconazole
- 11 FAQs – 10 Important Questions Answered about Voriconazole
- 11.1 Q. What is Voriconazole?
- 11.2 Q. What are the uses of Voriconazole?
- 11.3 Q. Should Voriconazole be taken on an empty stomach?
- 11.4 Q. Does Voriconazole make you drowsy?
- 11.5 Q. What should be the time gap between the intakes of two Voriconazole doses?
- 11.6 Q. Should I complete the whole cycle of the medicine even if cured?
- 11.7 Q. Does Voriconazole effect my menstrual cycle?
- 11.8 Q. Is Voriconazole safe for children?
- 11.9 Q. Are there any symptoms that I should consider before taking Voriconazole?
- 11.10 Q. Is Voriconazole legal in India?
1What is Voriconazole?
Voriconazole is a triazole antifungal agent. It is available in powder form for a solution for intravenous infusion, film-coated tablets for oral administration, and as a powder for oral suspension. It is used to treat severe fungal infections in immunocompromised patients.
Voriconazole Composition – Voriconazole 50 mg or 200 mg of voriconazole (Tablet form), 40 mg/mL voriconazole (Oral Suspension)
Manufactured by – Generic drug
Prescription– Prescription is required
Form – Tablets, solution for i.v. infusions and powder for oral suspensions
Type of Drug –Anti fungal