Information about Posaconazole

    Posaconazole uses

    Posaconazole is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections.

    How posaconazole works

    Posaconazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

    Common side effects of posaconazole

    Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes

    Available Medicine for Posaconazole

    • ₹17440
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Posaconazole

    • Seek medical attention if you have ongoing vomiting or diarrhea while using posaconazole, as it may not be effective during this time.
    • Use effective methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy during posaconazole treatment.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery as posaconazole can cause dizziness, sleepiness and blurred vision.

    Frequently asked questions for Posaconazole


    Q. Is Posaconazole soluble or susceptible to hydrolysis?
    Posaconazole is soluble but is not naturally susceptible to hydrolysis
    Q. Is Posaconazole used as a prophylaxis?
    Posaconazole may be used on doctor's recommendation for prophylaxis in cancer patients using chemotherapy since they are more susceptible to fungal infections
    Q. Where is Posaconazole absorbed?
    Posaconazole is absorbed in the gut.

    Content on this page was last updated on 05 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)