Voriconazole (Sandoz) - All You Need To Know In 2022
23 January 2022

Voriconazole (Sandoz)


What it is used for

Voriconazole Sandoz is indicated for treatment of the following fungal infections:,- Invasive aspergillosis.,- Serious Candida infections (including C. krusei), including oesophageal and systemic Candida infections (hepatosplenic candidiasis, disseminated candidiasis, candidaemia).,- Serious fungal infections caused by Scedosporium spp and Fusarium spp.,- Other serious fungal infections, in patients intolerant of, or refractory to, other therapy,- Prophylaxis in patients who are at high risk of developing invasive fungal infections. The indication is based on studies including patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.,- This brand is only available as tablets and therefore only indicated for adults and children 12 years or older who can tolerate tablets. For dosing requirements for populations who require intravenous or oral suspension treatment see DOSAGE and ADMINISTRATION.


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient voriconazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

White to off-white, round, biconvex, film coated tablets with ’50’ debossed on one side and plain on other side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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