Basic Information On Vfend
Vfend is an anti-fungal agent. It belongs to the triazole class of drugs. It is used in the treatment of deadly or serious fungal infections. The drug is used primarily in the treatment of invasive aspergillosis. This is an infection that is seen in patients who are immune compromised. The drug is also seen effective in few rare fungal infections that are caused by Fusarium spp and Scedosporium apiospermum. Most often patients who have undergone organ transplants, aggressive chemotherapy or bone marrow transplants are more prone to these infections. Brand or generic Vfend acts by inhibiting the demethylation of 14 alpha-lanosterol which is mediated by fungal-cytochrome P-450. This is a vital process in the biosynthesis of the fungal ergosterol.
Precautions / Side Effects For Vfend
Common side effects of Vfend are fever, rash, visual disturbances, respiratory disorders, nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, sepsis, abdominal pain and peripheral edema. Uncommon side effects of the drug may include visual disturbances which may include increase in light sensitivity and blurred vision. If any of these common or uncommon side effects prolong or worsen then consult your health care provider or physician before administering Voriconazole further.
There are a few rare but serious side effects of Vfend drug which include serious reactions on the liver. Therefore, before beginning the therapy with the drug it is important to carry out liver function tests (or liver function abnormality test). The test should also be done while you are on this therapy. Another serious side effect of Voriconazole is rash and visual disturbances. If you experience these serious side effects then contact your health care provider or physician and seek medical attention immediately. If you have hypersensitivity towards any of the drug components then avoid the drug.
In the treatment of invasive aspergillosis the loading dose of Vfend is administered IV and recommended dose is 6 mg/kg given every 12 hours for 24 hours. Later the maintenance dose is 4 mg/kg IV or 200 mg orally every 12 hours. In non-neutropenic patients for treating candidemia and other Candida infections the loading dose is 6 mg/kg IV every 12 hours for 24 hours, post which the maintenance dose is 3-4 mg/kg IV or 200 mg orally every 12 hours. 200 mg oral administration of brand or generic Vfend every 12 hours is recommended for the treatment of Esophageal Candidiasis (not IV). For patients with Fusariosis and Scedosporiosis the loading dose is 6 mg/kg IV every 12 hours for 24 hours and maintenance dose is 4 mg/kg IV or 200 mg orally every 12 hours.
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