Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Noxafil

Descriptions


Posaconazole delayed-release tablets, oral suspension, and delayed-release oral suspension are used to prevent certain fungus (yeast) infections (eg, invasive Aspergillus or Candida infections) in patients who have a weakened immune system (eg, hematopoietic stem cell transplant or HSCT recipients, or patients with blood cancers).

Posaconazole delayed-release tablets is also used to treat invasive aspergillosis.

Posaconazole oral suspension is also used to treat a fungus infection of the mouth or throat called oral thrush (candidiasis). Posaconazole oral suspension may be used as an initial treatment or after treatment with other antifungal medicines (eg, itraconazole or fluconazole) have failed.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Delayed Release
  • Suspension

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