Posaconazole

Facts of Medicine

  • Brand Name: Picasa
  • Innovator Brand Name: Posanol
  • API: Posaconazole
  • Packaging: 1 × 10 Tablets
  • Strength: 100mg
  • Manufacturer Name: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Description

Posaconazole uses:

As an azole antifungal drug, Posaconazole is used for the prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus and Candida infections in patients with high risk of developing these infections because of being severely immunocompromised.

The drug is recommended for use in patients who are 13 years or older, and have weakened immune systems.

Posaconazole dosage:

  • Take posaconazole tablets exactly as your doctor instructs you to take it.
  • For loading dose, 300 mg (three 100 mg tablets) should be taken twice daily on day first.
  • For maintenance dose, 300 mg (three 100 mg tablets) should be taken once daily, initiating on the second day. Duration of the therapy is depends on the recovery from neutropenia or immunosuppression.
  • Picasa tablets should be swallowed whole, without dividing, crushing, or chewing. Tablets should be consumed with food.
  • If you consume the excess dose, immediately call your doctor or visit the nearest hospital emergency room.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported side effects of picasa tablets include:

  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • nausea

This is not a full list of possible adverse reactions of posaconazole 100 mg medication. To know more about adverse reactions, discuss with your doctor. Also, report your healthcare team if you experience any adverse reaction that bothers you or that does not go away.

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Warnings and Precautions:

  • Prior to starting treatment with picasa 100 mg tablet, inform your doctor if you are consuming drugs that lower your immune system such as cyclosporine or tacrolimus.

  • Avoid taking Picasa, if you are allergic to posaconazole, any of its ingredients, or other azole antifungal drugs.

  • Before taking this drug, tell your healthcare team if you are pregnant or want to become pregnant.

  • The posaconazole uses are not recommended if you’re breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.

  • Those who are with severe diarrhea or vomiting need to be monitored precisely for the breakthrough fungal infections.

  • Before consuming posaconazole 100 mg, tell your healthcare team if you’re taking midazolam, a hypnotic and sedative medication.

  • People who have or had liver, kidney, heart problems, abnormal heart rate or rhythm, must discuss with their doctor prior to treatment with Picasa.


Storage: Store posaconazole tablets at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C). Tablets must be kept in a well closed container.

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps connect buyers with suppliers who can ship POSACONAZOLE at the global level as per the need of buyer’s. The Indian Pharma provides guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the POSACONAZOLE Tablets.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What class of drug Posaconazole belongs to?


Posaconazole mainly belongs to the class of medications named azole antifungals.


How does the medication posaconazole work?


This medication works by slowing down the growth of fungi that are responsible for causing infection.


What are the active ingredients in Picasa?


The drug Picasa mainly contains posaconazole as an active ingredient.


Where can I get posaconazole at the best price?


For the best posaconazole price, one can go with any WHO-GDP & ISO certified pharmaceutical wholesaler company.