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Posanol®, Sandoz Posaconazole®
Often used for:
Posaconazole (Noxafil®) is an antifungal medication. This medicine is used to treat or prevent fungal infections including aspergillosis and candidiasis. Posaconazole may be used to prevent infection in patients with neutropenia or who take medicines that suppress the immune system (immunosuppressants).
Patients who get posaconazole may have regular blood draws to check posaconazole levels in the blood and monitor liver and kidney function. The dose of medicine may change based on lab tests.
May be given as a tablet by mouth
May be given as a liquid by mouth
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Not all patients who take posaconazole will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist. Find more information on side effects.
Be sure to discuss all questions and instructions with your doctor or pharmacist.