Voriways is a prescription medicine that belongs to a class of medicines known as antifungals. It is used to treat certain serious fungal infections in your blood and body such as aspergillosis, esophageal candidiasis, Scedosporium, Fusarium, and candidemia. Voriways effectively relieves these infections in adults and children aged 2 years and above.
Q. Is Voriways effective?
Voriways is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Voriways too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Voriways?
If you have missed a dose of Voriways, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. What should I know before taking Voriways?
Before taking Voriways, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Voriways or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, liver or kidneys and if you are suffering from diabetes as Voriways contains sugar. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Voriways?
Driving or anything requiring concentration must be avoided while taking Voriways. This is because Voriways may cause changes in your vision such as blurring or sensitivity to light. Moreover, Voriways may make you sensitive to sunlight and increases the chances of getting a sunburn. If you get a sunburn, please contact your doctor immediately.
Q. How should Voriways be stored?
Voriways tablets or liquid form must be stored at a temperature of 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C). Do not refrigerate or freeze. The liquid or suspension form should be thrown away (discarded) after 14 days. Voriways must be stored in a tightly closed container. Any outdated (expired) medicine must be discarded. Voriways must be kept out of reach of children to avoid misuse.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Mar 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.