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Vorizol Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Vorizol Injection

Vorizol Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of a wide range of fungal infections. It works by killing or stopping the growth of the fungi that cause infections.

Vorizol Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may lead to a few common side effects like headache, stomach pain and diarrhea. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Your liver function should be monitored regularly during treatment. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Vorizol Injection

Vorizol Injection side effects

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

How to use Vorizol Injection

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

How Vorizol Injection works

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

Vorizol Injection related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vorizol Injection
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vorizol 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
Vorizol 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
Vorizol Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Vorizol Injection may cause blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light and this may impair your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vorizol Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vorizol Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Vorizol Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vorizol Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Vorizol 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vorizol 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

Questions Related to Vorizol

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My doctor prescribed me an antifungal tablet named Vorizol 200mg which costs 3600 for a strip of 4 tab. Is there any substitute?
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Tell me the problem. Do u have any fungal sinusitis
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Vorizol an antibiotic?

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

Q. Is Vorizol fungicidal?

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

Q. Is Vorizol generic?

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

Q. Is Vorizol 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 Vorizol

Q. Does Vorizol cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a common side effect of Vorizol therapy

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

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

Q. Is Vorizol safe?

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

Q. What is Vorizol used for?

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

Yes, Vorizol is dialyzable

Q. How much does Vorizol cost?

The price of Vorizol 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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