Brand name: Posaconazole (AKM) TM
Active ingredients: posaconazole
What it is used for
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 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 30 Months.
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Yellow, coated, oblong tablets, debossed with 100 on one side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient posaconazole
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems