It is used to stop or treat yeast infections.
Voriconazole works to harm the yeast and fight the infection.
To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Use as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take 1 hour before or 1 hour after a meal. There is a liquid (suspension) if you cannot swallow pills. Shake well before use.
Headache. Bright lights may bother you. Wear sunglasses. Blurred eyesight. Use care when driving or doing other tasks that call for clear eyesight. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea).
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
If you have an allergy to voriconazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are allergic to lactose, talk with the doctor. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. A fast heartbeat. Trouble breathing. Very bad swelling. Very bad headache. Very bad belly pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Not able to eat. A big weight gain. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Very bad bone pain. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Antifungals, Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites
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