Posaconazole (Oral Route)

Name: Posaconazole (Oral Route)

Descriptions

Posaconazole delayed-release tablets and oral suspension are used to prevent certain fungus (yeast) infections in patients 13 years of age and older, who have a weakened immune system (eg, hematopoietic stem cell transplant or HSCT recipients, or patients with blood cancers). Posaconazole oral suspension is also used to treat a fungus infection of the mouth or throat called oral thrush (candidiasis). Posaconazole oral suspension may be used as an initial treatment or after treatment with other antifungal medicines (eg, itraconazole or fluconazole) have failed.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension
  • Tablet, Delayed Release

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Geriatric

Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of posaconazole in the elderly.

Pregnancy

Information about this posaconazole-oral-route
Pregnancy Category Explanation
All Trimesters C Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women OR no animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women.

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.

  • Alfuzosin
  • Amifampridine
  • Amiodarone
  • Amisulpride
  • Aripiprazole
  • Astemizole
  • Atorvastatin
  • Bedaquiline
  • Bepridil
  • Cisapride
  • Citalopram
  • Clarithromycin
  • Conivaptan
  • Crizotinib
  • Dabrafenib
  • Dasatinib
  • Dihydroergotamine
  • Disopyramide
  • Dofetilide
  • Domperidone
  • Donepezil
  • Dronedarone
  • Eletriptan
  • Eplerenone
  • Ergonovine
  • Ergotamine
  • Erythromycin
  • Flibanserin
  • Fluvastatin
  • Halofantrine
  • Haloperidol
  • Iloperidone
  • Isavuconazonium Sulfate
  • Itraconazole
  • Ivabradine
  • Lapatinib
  • Lomitapide
  • Lopinavir
  • Lovastatin
  • Lumefantrine
  • Lurasidone
  • Maraviroc
  • Mefloquine
  • Mesoridazine
  • Methadone
  • Methylergonovine
  • Methysergide
  • Mifepristone
  • Naloxegol
  • Nelfinavir
  • Nilotinib
  • Nimodipine
  • Ondansetron
  • Pazopanib
  • Pimozide
  • Piperaquine
  • Propafenone
  • Quetiapine
  • Quinidine
  • Quinine
  • Ranolazine
  • Salmeterol
  • Saquinavir
  • Simvastatin
  • Sirolimus
  • Solifenacin
  • Sorafenib
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Sunitinib
  • Tamoxifen
  • Telithromycin
  • Terfenadine
  • Thioridazine
  • Tolvaptan
  • Toremifene
  • Trazodone
  • Vardenafil
  • Vemurafenib
  • Venetoclax
  • Vilanterol
  • Voriconazole
  • Ziprasidone

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine
  • Amitriptyline
  • Amprenavir
  • Anagrelide
  • Apomorphine
  • Aprepitant
  • Arsenic Trioxide
  • Asenapine
  • Avanafil
  • Axitinib
  • Azithromycin
  • Bosutinib
  • Brentuximab Vedotin
  • Brexpiprazole
  • Bromocriptine
  • Buserelin
  • Cabazitaxel
  • Cabozantinib
  • Calcifediol
  • Cariprazine
  • Ceritinib
  • Chloroquine
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Cilostazol
  • Cimetidine
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Clomipramine
  • Cobimetinib
  • Cyclosporine
  • Daclatasvir
  • Degarelix
  • Desipramine
  • Deslorelin
  • Dolasetron
  • Doxorubicin
  • Doxorubicin Hydrochloride Liposome
  • Droperidol
  • Efavirenz
  • Enzalutamide
  • Erlotinib
  • Esomeprazole
  • Eszopiclone
  • Etravirine
  • Everolimus
  • Fentanyl
  • Fingolimod
  • Flecainide
  • Fluconazole
  • Fluoxetine
  • Fluticasone
  • Fosamprenavir
  • Fosaprepitant
  • Fosphenytoin
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Gemifloxacin
  • Gonadorelin
  • Goserelin
  • Granisetron
  • Histrelin
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Ibrutinib
  • Ibutilide
  • Idelalisib
  • Ifosfamide
  • Imipramine
  • Irinotecan
  • Irinotecan Liposome
  • Ivacaftor
  • Leuprolide
  • Levofloxacin
  • Levomilnacipran
  • Lumacaftor
  • Macitentan
  • Manidipine
  • Metronidazole
  • Midazolam
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Nafarelin
  • Nifedipine
  • Norfloxacin
  • Octreotide
  • Ofloxacin
  • Olaparib
  • Oxycodone
  • Palbociclib
  • Paliperidone
  • Pasireotide
  • Perflutren Lipid Microsphere
  • Phenytoin
  • Ponatinib
  • Procainamide
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Promethazine
  • Protriptyline
  • Reboxetine
  • Regorafenib
  • Retapamulin
  • Rifabutin
  • Rifampin
  • Romidepsin
  • Ruxolitinib
  • Sevoflurane
  • Simeprevir
  • Sodium Phosphate
  • Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic
  • Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic
  • Sonidegib
  • Sotalol
  • Sulpiride
  • Suvorexant
  • Tacrolimus
  • Tamsulosin
  • Telaprevir
  • Telavancin
  • Tetrabenazine
  • Tizanidine
  • Trabectedin
  • Trimipramine
  • Triptorelin
  • Vilazodone
  • Vinblastine
  • Vincristine
  • Vincristine Sulfate Liposome
  • Vinorelbine
  • Vorapaxar
  • Warfarin
  • Zolpidem
  • Zuclopenthixol

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Lorazepam
  • Topiramate

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Do not take this medicine if it has been more than 12 hours since you missed your last dose.

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