of the common side effects of posaconazole include
Please inform your doctor if you experience any other side effects or if the side effects become severe and bothersome.
There are some potentially serious, but less common side effects that may be experienced. If they occur, seek medical attention immediately:
Before starting posaconazole, do inform your doctor of any other medications that you are already on.
Do not take/give any other medications or herbal products without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. Some medication or food may reduce its efficacy, or increase the incidence of side effects where close monitoring is required. Posaconazole may also increase the side effects of other medications such as cholesterol medications and immunosuppressants. You may also need to avoid antacids or medications that may reduce acidity of the stomach.
Posaconazole can be taken once to four times daily. The doctor may change the dosage of posaconazole depending on blood tests results. Always follow the doctor's instructions strictly.
Do not switch between taking posaconazole tablets and oral suspension without talking to your doctor or pharmacist because it may result in a lack of efficacy or an increased risk of adverse reactions.
If you forget a dose , take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearer to the time of your next dose,skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time
If it is 12 hours or more after scheduled dosing, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or exta doses
Store at room temperature, in a cool dry place. Do not freeze.
For suspension, it may be kept up to the expiry on the bottle after opening.
Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to posaconazole. Before starting posaconazole, do inform your doctor of any other medications that you are already on.
Do not take during pregnancy. Effective contraception is advised in females of childbearing potential.
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