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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Vfend (Overview)

Vfend is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Dr. Suzanne Galli
11 doctors shared insights

Vfend (Overview)

Vfend is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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The drug vfend, has a chemical name of voriconazole, so is it like miconazole?

The drug vfend, has a chemical name of voriconazole, so is it like miconazole?

Vfend (voriconazole): Quite correct both work on fungal infections but they have different molecular structures. Also each may be more specific for certain fungal types. ...Read more

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Does someone know the effects of voriconazole tablets?

Antifungal: Voriconazole is an antifungal agent used to treat serious fungal infections, such as invasive aspergillosis or candidemia. By "effects, " i will assume you refer to adverse effects. The most common significant adverse effects include hallucinations, visual impairment, and impairment of renal function. Others include rash, fever, chills, headache, n/v, and hypokalemia. ...Read more

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I am currently taking voriconazole for histoplasmosios. Can this cause neck pain? Neck pain started about 2 weeks ago, and hasnt let up. It only hurts on the left side. What can I do?

I am currently taking voriconazole for histoplasmosios. Can this cause neck pain? Neck pain started about 2 weeks ago, and hasnt let up. It only hurts on the left side. What can I do?

Neck : Neck or muscle pain is not listed as a side effect of voriconazole. This pain is likely caused by something else. Possibly a muscle spasm or strain. Have you tried any pain medications? If not try tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Also a heating pad may help. If the problem worsens or persists see your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the names of health care institutions or pharmacies known for compounding voriconazole 1% eye drops solution ?

Can you tell me the names of health care institutions or pharmacies known for compounding voriconazole 1% eye drops solution ?

Compounding pharmacy: This is a drug being used increasingly more often for the treatment of fungal corneal ulcers. It is not commercially available. A corneal specialist will know what compounding pharmacy to use in your area to specially prepare these drops. The most well-known is probably leiter's in san jose, ca. ...Read more

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Is voriconazole used as an eye drop solution ? Even as an out labeled or freshly prepared in health care institutions ?

Is voriconazole used as an eye drop solution ? Even as an out labeled or freshly prepared in health care institutions ?

Not commercially: Topical voriconazole is not available commercially but can be prepared by certain compounding pharmacies if needed for sever fungal eye infections. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Voriconazole (Definition)

Voriconazole is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more