Disease Information for Voriconazole (Vfend) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Episodic light distortions
Flashing blue lights/visual distortion
Flashing Spots/Lights in Vision
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antifungal azole/inhibits wall synthesis/effect
DRUG/Antifungal medication (examples)
DRUG/Antifungal/systemic antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Cytochrome CY P450 3A4 degradation pathway
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Voriconazole (Vfend) Administration, Brand name/Vfend (Voriconazole)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/2002 new drug (RX)
DRUG/2003 New Drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Usually prolonged treatment course
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Antifungal IV Medication; Newer Azole drug more effective and safer than amphotericin especially for systemic aspergillosis;released 2003; visual disturbances with flashing blue light effect gradually improves

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