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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Posanox. Please consult your doctor.
Posanox may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Posanox is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Posanox may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As you may feel dizzy, sleepy, or have blurred vision while taking Posanox, whi... View More
Posanox should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Posanox may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monit... View More
Posanox is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Posanox may not be needed in the... View More
Posanox belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat fungal infection. It kills fu... View More
Uses of Posanox
- Severe fungal infections
Side effects of Posanox
How to use Posanox
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Posanox works
Posanox is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
- Your doctor has prescribed Posanox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- It is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
- Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin... View More
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus, Candida Infections, Oropharyngeal candidiasis
IV Preparation Equilibrate the refrigerated vial to room temperature Aseptically transfer 16.7 mL (300 mg) of solution to an IV bag/bottle containing ... View More
Oral Prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections Adult: As delayed-release tab: 300 mg bid on the 1st day, then 300 mg once daily thereafter. As oral su... View More
Invasive Aspergillus & Candida Infections Indicated for prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus and Candida infections in patients who are at high risk of ... View More
Moderate-to-severe renal impairment (IV) eGFR <50 mL/min: Avoid IV administration unless benefit/risk assessment justifies use Accumulation of the IV ... View More
Hypersensitivity. Co-admin w/ sirolimus, ergot alkaloids (e.g. ergotamine, dihydroergotamine), CYP3A4 substrates (terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, pi... View More
Mode of Action
Blocks the synthesis of ergosterol, a key component of the fungal cell membrane, through the inhibition of the enzyme lanosterol 14-α-demethylase and ac... View More
Patient w/ potentially proarrhythmic conditions. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling May impair ability to drive or operate... View More
>10% Fever (45%) Diarrhea (42%) Nausea (38%) Hypokalemia (30%) Headache (28%) Abd pain (27%) Anemia (25%) Cough (24%) Nausea (3... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Available data in pregnant women are insufficient to establish a drug- associated risk of major birth defects, miscarriage, or adverse matern... View More
Decreased plasma concentrations w/ efavirenz, fosamprenavir, cimetidine, esomeprazole, metoclopramide, phenytoin and rifabutin. May increase plasma conc... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More