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Voraze Injection


Overview

Introduction of Voraze Injection

Voraze Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat a wide range of fungal infection. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Voraze Injection is an injectable drug and given as an injection by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administered the injection. 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 headache, diarrhea, feeling sick (nausea) and chills. These are not usually serious, but you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic reaction and These are not usually serious, but you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic reaction. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face, swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint and nausea. 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 by testing your blood. The medicine may make you dizzy or have blurred vision so do not drive or operate machines until it is safe.

Uses of Voraze Injection

Voraze Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Chills

How to use Voraze Injection

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

How Voraze Injection works

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

Voraze Injection related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Voraze Injection
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Voraze Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Voraze 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
Voraze Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Voraze Injection may cause blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light and this may impair your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Voraze Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Voraze Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Voraze Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Voraze 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Voraze 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Voraze

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Red dot eaching fungal infections last one monthHi doctor good morning
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take Giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
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FAQs

Q. Is Voraze an antibiotic?

No, Voraze is not an antibiotic. It is an antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections

Q. Is Voraze fungicidal?

Yes, Voraze is fungicidal (it kills fungi by interfering with the cell wall synthesis)

Q. Is Voraze generic?

Yes, Voraze is a generic name. It is available in various trade names

Q. Is Voraze nephrotoxic?

Yes, it may cause nephrotoxicity (inflammation of the nephron of the kidney). However, inflammation of the kidneys is not a common side effect of Voraze

Q. Does Voraze cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a common side effect of Voraze therapy

Q. Does Voraze cause dry mouth or make you tired?

Voraze is not known to cause dry mouth or make you tired

Q. Is Voraze safe?

Voraze is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. What is Voraze used for?

Voraze is an azole antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections. Voraze is used to treat fungal infections of the lungs that spread into the blood stream (invasive aspergillosis). Voraze is also used for of the mouth and, food pipe and throat that results in patching of the skin (esophageal candidiasis). Voraze is used for yeast infections of the skin, stomach, kidney, bladder, and wounds. Voraze 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

Q. Is Voraze dialyzable?

Yes, Voraze is dialyzable

Q. How much does Voraze cost?

The price of Voraze 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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