Voritek 200mg

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Voritek 200mg Tablet is used to treat a variety of fungal infections of the lungs, mouth, and throat. Take this medicine at least 1 hour before or after food.

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Generic Voriconazole
Manufacturer Cipla Ltd
Pharmaceutical Tablet/s
Strength 200 mg

Description

Voritek 200mg

Buy Voritek 200mg

Voritek 200mg Tablet is used to treat a variety of fungal infections of the lungs, mouth, and throat. Take this medicine at least 1 hour before or after food. Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to it.

Voritek 200mg Details

Composition = Voriconazole

Dosage = 200mg

Indication = Fungal infections

Manufacturer = Cipla Ltd

What Is Voritek 200mg?

Voritek 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of several serious fungal infections. One of them is invasive aspergillosis, an infection that starts in your lungs and gradually spreads to the other organs through the bloodstream.

The medicine can also treat esophageal candidiasis which is a yeast infection causing white patches in your mouth and throat. Apart from this, yeast infections of the skin, kidney, stomach, bladder and wounds can also be cured by Voritek 200mg Tablet. Belonging to the group of antifungal medicines called triazoles, it works by slowing down the fungal growth that is known to cause the infection.

How Does Voritek 200mg Work?

Voritek 200mg contain voriconazole 200mg, a broad-spectrum antifungal drug belonging to the triazole group of antifungals.  Voriconazole in Voritek 200mg is a potent and specific inhibitor of fungal enzymes necessary for the synthesis of ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membrane that is not found in animal cells.  Voriconazole in Voritek 200mg weakens the fungal cell membrane, causing the cell contents to leak out, which kills the fungus, preventing the infection from spreading.

What Is Route Of Administration?

You should take your Voritek 200mg swallowed whole with a glass of after, one hour before or one hour after a meal, twice daily.  The dose you take and how often depends on your age, body weight and you doctor’s recommendation and may be adjusted.  You should continue to take your Voritek 200mg for as long as recommended by your doctor and always finish your course of tablets even if you feel better, if not, the infection may not clear up completely.

Dosage Of Voritek 200mg

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Side Effects Of Voritek 200mg

Major

Inflammation of the sinuses, inflammation of the gums, chills, weakness

Low blood cell count

Low blood sugar, low blood potassium, low sodium in the blood

Anxiety, depression, confusion, agitation, inability to sleep, hallucinations

Seizures, tremors or uncontrolled muscle movements, tingling or abnormal skin sensations, increase in muscle tone, sleepiness, dizziness

Heart rhythm problems including very fast heartbeat, very slow heartbeat, fainting

Low blood pressure, inflammation of a vein (which may be associated with the formation of a blood clot)

Acute breathing difficulty, chest pain, swelling of the face (mouth, lips and around eyes), fluid accumulation in the lungs

Constipation, indigestion

Skin rashes which may lead to severe blistering and peeling of the skin characterized by a flat, red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps, redness of the skin

Itchiness

Hair loss

Back pain

Kidney failure, blood in the urine, changes in kidney function tests

Minor

Rash

Jaundice

Pancreatitis

Bleeding in the eye

Drug To Drug Interaction

Alprazolam = Report the usage of either of the drugs to the doctor so that suitable dosage adjustments can be suggested. Monitoring of blood levels might be required in some cases. Symptoms like drowsiness and difficulty in breathing should be reported immediately to the doctor.

Cisapride = Use of Voritek 200mg Tablet while you are taking Cisapride is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of Cisapride so that suitable replacement for Voritek 200mg Tablet could be prescribed.

Clopidogrel = Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines. Dosage adjustments for Clopidogrel might be required in such cases.

Warfarin = Usage of Voritek 200mg Tablet along with Warfarin is recommended only after dosage adjustment. Safety monitoring is a must in such cases. Signs and symptoms like headache, presence of blood in vomit and urine, weakness, unusual bleeding should be reported immediately.

Atorvastatin = Use of Voritek 200mg Tablet with Atorvastatin is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines so that suitable replacement could be suggested. Symptoms like muscle pain and weakness coupled with fever, joint pain and chills should be reported immediately.

While Tacking Voritek 200mg

Do

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:-

Are allergic to this medicine

Are suffering from liver disease

Have cardiomyopathy, irregular heartbeat, slow heart rate or an abnormality of electrocardiogram (ECG)

Don’t

Alcohol = Voritek 200mg is unsafe to consume alcohol with Voritek 200mg Tablet.

Pregnancy = Voritek 200mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation = Voritek 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Driving = Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Voritek 200mg Tablet may cause blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light and this may impair your ability to drive.

Kidney = Voritek 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Voritek 200 mg Tablet is recommended.

Liver = Voritek 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Voritek 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Uses Of Voritek 200mg

Voritek 200mg Tablet is used for the treatment of Invasive aspergillosis (a type of fungal infection due to Aspergillus sp), Candidaemia (another type of fungal infection due to Candida sp) in non-neutropenic patients (patients without abnormally low white blood cells count), Serious invasive Candida species infections when the fungus is resistant to fluconazole & Serious fungal infections caused by Scedosporium species or Fusarium species (two different species of fungi).

Storage Of Voritek 200mg

You should store your Voritek tablets 200mg below 25°C in a cool dry place.

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