PiCASA 40mg also known as Posaconazole is an antifungal medication prevents fungal infections in patients who have a weak immune system due to certain treatments or conditions like chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation, HIV infection, and others.
Manufacturer : Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Strengths available : 40mg
Storage : Store at temperature between 2°C -8°C
Dosage for Aspergillosis – Invasive
- Loading dose: 300 mg IV twice a day on the first day
- Maintenance dose: 300 mg IV once a day, starting on the second day
- Loading dose: 300 mg orally twice a day on the first day
- Maintenance dose: 300 mg orally once a day, starting on the second day
Oral suspension: 200 mg orally three times a day
Duration of therapy: Should be based on recovery from immunosuppression or neutropenia
Most common side effects are Headache, chest pain, dizziness, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating, nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort