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Posanat 300mg Injection

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Product introduction

Posanat 300mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat fungal infections. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Do not self-administer this medicine. Your doctor or nurse will teach you the correct way of injecting it. To get the most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days. If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further treatment.

The most common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, fever, vomiting, headache, coughing, and hypokalemia. These are not usually serious, but you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic reaction and signs of liver problems such as yellowing of eyes, dark urine, and stomach problems. Get emergency help if this happens.

Do not take it if you are pregnant or could become pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have ever had heart failure, kidney problems, or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice). This medicine may not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month, your doctor may want to check your liver, and potassium level by testing your blood. This medicine may make you dizzy or have blurred vision so do not drive or operate machines until it is safe.

Uses of Posanat Injection

  • Severe fungal infections

Benefits of Posanat Injection

In Severe fungal infections

Posanat 300mg Injection is an antifungal medicine. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungus that is causing the infection. It helps treat severe infections in severely immunocompromised patients, cancer patients, and those undergoing blood transfusion. It is given as an injection by your doctor or healthcare provider and should not be self-administered.

The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Posanat Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Posanat

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Increased calcium level in blood
  • Urinary tract infection

How to use Posanat Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Posanat Injection works

Posanat 300mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Posanat 300mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Posanat 300mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Posanat 300mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Posanat 300mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As you may feel dizzy, sleepy, or have blurred vision while taking Posanat 300mg Injection, which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Posanat 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Posanat 300mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while taking this medicine. Use of Posanat 300mg Injection is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Posanat 300mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Posanat 300mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Posanat Injection?

If you miss a dose of Posanat 300mg Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Posanat 300mg Injection 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, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Azoles {Triazoles}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Fungal ergosterol synthesis inhibitor

Interaction with drugs

Taking Posanat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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I have been experiencing fungal infections, I develop rings and rashes and they all itch like anything. I formed scars because of it. I have been taking Grisovin FP 250 mg however as long I take it I am relieved, even if I miss it for 1 day I start getting fungus back. On top of that Grisovin FP is difficult to find now, please suggest.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You are having fungal infections severe, you need to change the medicine by skin specialistCan b prescribed under supervisionMeanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day
Medicine for fungal infections.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
There is hundred type of fungal infectionFrom which you sufferBetter visit clinic for proper examination
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FAQs

Q. What is Posanat 300mg Injection and what is it used for?

Posanat 300mg Injection belongs to a class of medicines known as antifungal medicines. It is used to treat serious infections caused by various types of fungi such as Aspergillus and Candida, in patients who are at high risk of developing these infections. Posanat 300mg Injection is majorly prescribed to severely immunocompromised patients in cases of cancer or those undergoing blood transfusion or chemotherapy.

Q. How is Posanat 300mg Injection administered?

Posanat 300mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Posanat 300mg Injection.

Q. Is Posanat 300mg Injection effective?

Posanat 300mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Posanat 300mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What are the side effects of Posanat 300mg Injection?

Some of the common side effects of Posanat 300mg Injection are cough, headache, nausea, and vomiting. However, these are usually not bothersome and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if any of thes side effects worry you or persist for a longer duration.

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References

  1. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1581-82.
  2. Sheppard D, Lampiris HW. Antifungal Agents. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 841.
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Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: May, 2023

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