Noxafil 200 mg

  • antifungal medicine

Description

Noxafil ( generic name posaconazole) is an antifungal medicine manufactured by Merck which fights certain infections caused by fungus. It is used to prevent fungal infections in people with weak immune systems resulting from certain treatments or conditions including chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation, HIV infection and others. Noxafil is also used to treat oral thrush (yeast infection of the mouth). It comes in 200 mg/ 5ml (40 mg per ml) in 105 ml.

Manufacturer: Merck

Additional Information

Noxafil injection must be administered through an in-line filter.  Administer by intravenous infusion over approximately 90 minutes via  a central venous line. Never give Noxafil injection as an intravenous  bolus injection.

Side Effects

Common treatment-emergent adverse reactions in studies with  posaconazole are diarrhea, nausea, fever, vomiting, headache,
coughing, and hypokalemia.

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