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Posaconazole Information

Posaconazole Benefits & Uses

Posaconazole is used to treat the following -

Posaconazole Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Posaconazole


Posaconazole Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Posaconazole is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Increased Liver Enzymes
  4. Fever Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Chills
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Insomnia Mild
  9. Weight Loss
  10. Infection
  11. Dizziness Mild
  12. Joint aches
  13. Back Pain Mild
  14. Headache Mild
  15. Rash
  16. Constipation Moderate
  17. Shortness of Breath Moderate
  18. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)

Posaconazole Related Warnings

Is the use of Posaconazole safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Posaconazole. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.


Is the use of Posaconazole safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Posaconazole. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Posaconazole on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your kidney after taking Posaconazole. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Posaconazole on the Liver?

Side effects of Posaconazole rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Posaconazole on the Heart?

Posaconazole is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Posaconazole with Other Drugs

Posaconazole should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Posaconazole Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Posaconazole unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Disease
    2. Diabetes
    3. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    4. Calcium Deficiency
    5. Potassium Deficiency
    6. Liver Disease
    7. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Posaconazole

    Is this Posaconazole habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Posaconazole is addictive.


    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Posaconazole. So it is best to avoid driving.


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Posaconazole only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Posaconazole in mental disorders is not effective.


    Posaconazole Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Posaconazole

    It is safe to take Posaconazole with food.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Posaconazole

    Consumption of alcohol and Posaconazole together may have severe effects on your health.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1037-1038