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Noxafil Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- What are the possible side effects of posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- What is the most important information I should know about posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- How should I take posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Noxafil)?
- What happens if I overdose (Noxafil)?
- What should I avoid while taking posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- What other drugs will affect posaconazole (Noxafil)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Noxafil)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Noxafil)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking posaconazole (Noxafil)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect posaconazole (Noxafil)?
Many drugs can interact with posaconazole. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- arsenic trioxide (Trisenox);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin);
- droperidol (Inapsine);
- esomeprazole (Nexium);
- midazolam (Versed);
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), pentamidine (NebuPent, Pentam), or rifabutin (Mycobutin);
- an antidepressant;
- anti-malaria medications;
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others;
- cancer medicines such as vinblastine (Velban) o vincristine (Oncovin, Vincasar), vindesine (Eldisine), or vinorelbine (Navelbine);
- cholesterol-lowering medicines such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), fluvastatin (Lescol), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), pravastatin (Pravachol), or rosuvastatin (Crestor);
- heart rhythm medication;
- HIV medication such as atazanavir (Reyataz), efavirenz (Sustiva), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra);
- medicine to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting, such as metoclopramide (Reglan) or ondansetron (Zofran);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders;
- migraine headache medicine such as sumatriptan (Imitrex) or zolmitriptan (Zomig); or
- narcotic medication.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about posaconazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Noxafil Information
- Noxafil Drug Interactions Center: posaconazole oral
- Noxafil Side Effects Center
- Noxafil FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
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