Vfendand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Voriconazole
What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
- Manufactured by Pfizer
- Product of Australia • Shipped from Vanuatu
- Prescription Required
- Marketed as Sandoz-Voriconazole in Canada
- Manufactured by Sandoz
- Product of Canada • Shipped from Canada
- Prescription Required
No brand name is available for Vfend 200mg.
No brand name is available for Vfend 200mg.
- Marketed as Voritek in India
- Manufactured by Cipla
- Product of India • Shipped from India
- Prescription Required
Vfend Drug Information
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Voriconazole Drug Information
Voriconazole is used to treat a variety of fungal infections. It belongs to a class of drugs known as azole antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungi.
How to Use Vfend
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking voriconazole and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Vfend by mouth without food (at least 1 hour before or 1 hour after meals) as directed by your doctor, usually every 12 hours. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition, weight, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). For the best effect, take this antifungal at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take Vfend at the same times every day. Continue to take Vfend until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection. Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.
Before taking voriconazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other azole antifungals (such as itraconazole); or if you have any other allergies. Vfend may contain inactive ingredients (such as lactose), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Vfend, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,liver disease, heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat). Voriconazole may cause a condition that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness, fainting) that need medical attention right away. The risk of QT prolongation may be increased if you have certain medical conditions or are taking other drugs that may cause QT prolongation. Before using voriconazole,certain heart problems (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation in the EKG), family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation in the EKG, sudden cardiac death). Low levels of potassium or magnesium in the blood may also increase your risk of QT prolongation. This risk may increase if you use certain drugs (such as diuretics/"water pills") or if you have conditions such as severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to your doctor about using voriconazole safely. Vfend may cause vision changes. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Do not drive at night. Avoid alcoholic beverages since they can increase the risk of serious liver problems. Vfend may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Vfend, especially QT prolongation (see above). Children may be at greater risk for liver problems and being more sensitive to the sun while using Vfend (see above). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not become pregnant while using voriconazole. Voriconazole may harm an unborn baby. Ask about reliable forms of birth control while using Vfend. If you become pregnant, talk to your doctor right away about the risks and benefits of Vfend. It is unknown if Vfend passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using Vfend is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Vfend, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Voriconazole can slow down the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include eletriptan, ergot alkaloids (such as dihydroergotamine, ergotamine), certain drugs to treat irregular heartbeat (such disopyramide, dronedarone, quinidine), lurasidone, pimozide, ranolazine, sirolimus, certain "statin" cholesterol drugs (such as lovastatin, simvastatin), among others. Other medications can affect the removal of voriconazole from your body, which may affect how voriconazole works. Examples include efavirenz, mitotane, rifamycins (such as rifabutin, rifampin), ritonavir, certain drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenobarbital), St. John's wort, among others.
Vfend Side Effects
What are Vfend side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Vfend may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Vfend as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Vfend
The side effects of Vfend may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Vfend. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Vfend may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Vfend, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Vfend.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Vfend, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Vfend and the side effects associated with Vfend are described in the following:
Common Vfend Side Effects
- visual changes
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- skin rash
Less Frequent Vfend Side Effects
- vasodilation of blood vessels
- obstructive hyperbilirubinemia
- pruritus of skin
- peripheral edema
- chest pain
- acquired chromatopsia
- maculopapular rash
- headache disorder
- acute abdominal pain
Rare or Very Rare Vfend Side Effects
- thrombocytopenic disorder
- ocular hemorrhage
- torsades de pointes
- prolonged QT interval
- acute respiratory distress syndrome
- acute hepatic failure
- acute pancreatitis
- renal failure
- erythema multiforme
- toxic epidermal necrolysis
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- bacterial sepsis
- malignant melanoma
- squamous cell carcinoma
- optic neuritis
- skeletal fluorosis
- multiple organ failure
- retinal hemorrhage
- visual field defect
- hemorrhagic cystitis
- atrial arrhythmia
- complete atrioventricular block
- bundle branch block
- cerebral ischemia
- cerebrovascular accident
- ventricular arrhythmias
- subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
- esophageal ulcer
- gastrointestinal hemorrhage
- gingival bleeding
- gastrointestinal perforation
- bloody vomit
- hepatic failure
- Clostridium difficile infection
- rectal bleeding
- adrenal cortical insufficiency
- diabetes insipidus
- tongue swelling
- aplastic anemia
- hemolytic anemia
- disseminated intravascular coagulation
- thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
- renal tubular necrosis
- interstitial nephritis
- corneal opacity
- extrapyramidal disease
- suicidal ideation
- seizure disorder
- intracranial hypertension
- neutropenic disorder
- skin photosensitivity
- general weakness
- back pain
- facial edema
- acute confusion
- flank pain
- non-cardiac chest pain
- skin inflammation
- nasal congestion
- bronchospastic pulmonary disease
- cramps in legs
- erectile dysfunction
- abnormal vaginal bleeding
- urinary incontinence
- urinary tract infection
- voice change
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Vfend when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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