Brand name: Posaconazole (ARX) TM
Active ingredients: posaconazole
What it is used for
POSACONAZOLE ARX (posaconazole) is indicated for use in the treatment of the following invasive fungal infections in patients 13 years of age or older: , Invasive aspergillosis in patients intolerant of, or with disease that is refractory to, alternative therapy. , Fusariosis, zygomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, chromoblastomycosis, and mycetoma in patients intolerant of, or with disease that is refractory to, alternative therapy. ,POSACONAZOLE ARX is also indicated for the: , Prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections among patients 13 years of age and older, who are at high risk of developing these infections, such as patients with prolonged neutropenia or haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Brown, capsule-shaped, bevelled edge, film-coated tablet, debossed with '470' on one side and plain on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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For the active ingredient posaconazole
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Reporting side effects
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