|14 capsules in 1 box
|Treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis
|Cresemba 100mg Capsule
Cresemba 100mg Capsule is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain types of fungal infections called invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis in patients 18 years of age and older. It works by stopping the growth of fungi in the body.
Cresemba 100mg Capsule can be taken with or without food. Take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Swallow the whole capsule, do not chew, crush, dissolve, or open the capsules. Continue to take the medicine until you finish your complete course, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping it too early may result in a return of the infection.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, increased liver enzymes, decreased potassium level in blood, constipation, breathlessness, cough, peripheral edema, and back pain. If any of these side effects persist or worsen, consult with your doctor. In rare cases, Cresemba 100mg Capsule may cause serious liver disease. Get medical help right away if you have any symptoms of liver damage, including persistent nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, or dark urine.
Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor if you have any known history of allergy to this medicine. Let your doctor also if you have any preexisting medical conditions, especially liver disease and heart problems. This medicine may make you dizzy. Avoid consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine. Additionally, do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you know how the medicine works. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, as it can cause harmful effects to the developing baby.
There is a Patient Support Program / Patient Assistance Program available in India for this medicine, being managed by Tata 1mg. Please contact your prescribing doctor to know more about the same. You may also call on (1800-102-1618) for more details.