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Generic: voriconazole
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It stops the growth of some fungus and yeast
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checkups. If you are taking this medicine for a long time you may need blood work. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve. Some fungal infections need many weeks or months of treatment to cure.

You may have changes in vision, including blurring and/ or light sensitivity. Do not drive at night while taking this medicine. If you notice a change in vision avoid potentially hazardous tasks, such as driving or operating machinery. Avoid strong, direct sunlight during this therapy.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash or itching, hives, swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, or throat
  • change in vision
  • dark urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • dizzy, faint
  • fast heart rate
  • fever, chills, infection
  • hallucinations
  • less or more urine
  • pale colored stools
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • seizure, tremor
  • stomach pain
  • unusual bruising or bleeding
  • yellowing of eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • agitation, anxiety, confusion
  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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