Voritek 200mg Tablet

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Voritek 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Serious fungal infections
4 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Voritek Tablet


Uses of Voritek Tablet

Voritek 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections.

Side effects of Voritek Tablet


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


How to use Voritek Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Voritek 200mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Voritek Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Voritek Tablet

Expert advice for Voritek Tablet

  • 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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Special precautions for Voritek 200mg Tablet
Voritek 200mg Tablet 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.
Voritek 200mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

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

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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 Voritek 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Voriconazole

No, Voritek is not an antibiotic. It is an antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections
Yes, Voritek is fungicidal (it kills fungi by interfering with the cell wall synthesis)
Yes, Voritek 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 Voritek
Hair loss is a common side effect of Voritek therapy
Voritek is not known to cause dry mouth or make you tired
Voritek is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Voritek is an azole antifungal agent used to treat yeast and fungal infections. Voritek is used to treat fungal infections of the lungs that spread into the blood stream (invasive aspergillosis). Voritek is also used for of the mouth and, food pipe and throat that results in patching of the skin (esophageal candidiasis). Voritek is used for yeast infections of the skin, stomach, kidney, bladder, and wounds. Voritek 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, Voritek is dialyzable
The price of Voritek 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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