What is Voriconazole?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: VFEND

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Voriconazole is an antifungal used for the treatment of infections with invasive aspergillosis, candida, scedosporium apiospermum and fusarium species.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Aspergillosis 5 4
Cystic fibrosis 2 0
Lung transplant 2 0
Prevent infection 2 0
Candida (fungal) infection 1 0
Diagnostic assessment 1 2

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Voriconazole

Side effect Patients
Burning pain in gums 1
Decreased sex drive (libido) 1
Interacts w/850 other drugs 1
Light sensitivity (photophobia) 1
Peripheral neuritis 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Voriconazole

Dosage Patients
200 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Voriconazole

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 6
Other 2
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Voriconazole

Duration

Currently taking Voriconazole

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Voriconazole

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Voriconazole.