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Drug information on Voriva 200 mg (voriconazole) from GLS Pharma Ltd.

Voriva 200 mg

  Tablet  
GLS Pharma Ltd.
Generic : voriconazole
 2,495.00
200 mg
vial

Drug Name : voriconazole

Voriconazole(Vfend) generic Voriva 200 mg is an azole antifungal agent, prescribed for various fungal infections. It works by slowing the growth of the fungi that cause infection.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Voriva 200 mg may be prescribed


Side effects of Voriva 200 mg

   Most Common : Visual disturbances, fever, nausea, rash, vomiting, chills, headache, abnormal liver function, fast heart rate and hallucinations.

   Body as a Whole : Abdominal pain, flu-like syndrome and weakness.

   Heart : Chest pain, vein inflammation, low blood pressure and facial swelling.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, difficulty in swallowing, indigestion, dry mouth, reflex and flatulence.

   Liver : Jaundice and liver inflammation.

   Blood : Blood dyscrasias, bruising and swelling in the extremities.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, hallucinations, confusion, depression, anxiety, tremor, agitation and tingling.

   Respiratory : Respiratory distress syndrome, sinus inflammation, nose bleed and difficulty in breathing.

   Skin : Rash, itching, sensitivity to light, hair loss and skin inflammation.

   Genitourinary : Kidney failure, blood in urine, impotence, urinary incontinence, urinary retention, urinary tract infection and vaginal bleeding.

   Local : Injection site reactions such pain, swelling, redness etc.

   Musculoskeletal : Joint pain/inflammation, bone damage, bone pain, leg cramps and muscle pain/weakness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended dose for patients with greater than 40 kg body weight is 400 mg 12 hourly for the 1st 24 hours. Maintenance: 200 mg 12 hourly, upto 300 mg 12 hourly if needed.
The recommended dose for patients with less than 40 kg body weight is 200 mg 12 hourly for the 1st 24 hours. Maintenance: 100 mg 12 hourly, upto 150 mg 12 hourly if needed.
IV- Loading dose: 6 mg/kg 12 hourly for the 1st 24 hours. Maintenance: 4 mg/kg 12 hourly.

How to use Voriva 200 mg?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth 1 hour before food.

When is Voriva 200 mg not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Voriva 200 mg

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG), low level of blood minerals, liver, kidney, pancreas, or blood disease, who have taken chemotherapy treatment, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause blurred vision or sensitivity to light, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Voriva 200 mg

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Voriva 200 mg

Store it at controlled room temperature (15° - 30°C), and away from children.



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