Vfend 200mg Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Vfend 200mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious fungal infections
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Alcohol
6022.45
₹3011.22/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Vfend Injection

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Uses of Vfend Injection

Vfend 200mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections.
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Side effects of Vfend Injection

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Vfend Injection

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

How Vfend Injection works

Vfend 200mg injection stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Vfend Injection

Expert advice for Vfend Injection

  • Do not take voriconazole if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding unless advised by your doctor.
  • Before you start treatment and also while on treatment with voriconazole, your doctor may ask you to get your blood tested for any electrolyte disturbances (hypokalaemia [low potassium], hypomagnesaemia [low magnesium], and hypocalcaemia [low calcium]), as it is important to be corrected.
  • Voriconazole is recommended to be taken either one hour before or one to two hours after a meal.
  • Voriconazole may cause blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light. If affected, do not drive or operate machines.
  • Voriconazole may make you feel dizzy, or have blurred/double vision, or affect your hearing. Do not drive or use machines if you feel dizzy, or if your eyesight or hearing are affected.
  • Inform your doctor about all the prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and nutritional supplements that you are taking.
  • Avoid sun exposures while on voriconazole, cover sun exposed areas of skin and use sunscreen with high sun protection factor (SPF).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vfend 200mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vfend 200mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Vfend 200mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Vfend 200mg Injection may cause blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light and this may impair your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Vfend 200mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Vfend 200mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Vfend 200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vfend 200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Minipress XL 2.5mg Tablet, Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vfend 200mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Voriconazole

No, Vfend is not an antibiotic. It is an antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections
Yes, Vfend is fungicidal (it kills fungi by interfering with the cell wall synthesis)
Yes, Vfend is a generic name. It is available in various trade names
Yes, it may cause nephrotoxicity (inflammation of the nephron of the kidney). However, inflammation of the kidneys is not a common side effect of Vfend
Hair loss is a common side effect of Vfend therapy
Vfend is not known to cause dry mouth or make you tired
Vfend is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Vfend is an azole antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections. Vfend is used to treat fungal infections of the lungs that spread into the blood stream (invasive aspergillosis). Vfend is also used for of the mouth and, food pipe and throat that results in patching of the skin (esophageal candidiasis). Vfend is used for yeast infections of the skin, stomach, kidney, bladder, and wounds. Vfend is used to treat fungal infection due to Candida sp in non-neutropenic patients (patients without abnormally low white blood cell count), in serious fluconazole-resistant fungal infections due to Candida sp (including C. krusei) and in serious fungal infections caused by Scedosporium sp. or Fusarium sp. (two different species of fungi). It may also be used in life threatening and severe advancing fungal infections
Yes, Vfend is dialyzable
The price of Vfend may vary depending upon the brand prescribed to you.Please read the instruction on the package for the correct price of the product.
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