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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Voriconazole (Overview)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
11 Doctors shared insights

Voriconazole (Overview)

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


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Does someone know the effects of voriconazole tablets?

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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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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I am currently taking voriconazole for histoplasmosios. Can this cause neck pain? Neck pain started about 2 weeks ago, and hasn't 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 hasn't 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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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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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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I am currently taking voriconazole for histoplasmosios. Can this cause neck pain? Neck pain started about 2 weeks ago, and hasn't 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?

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

Vfend (Definition)

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