This myopathy might also be seen with Mevacor and Zocor when erythromycin, Biaxin, Nizoral, Sporanox
, cyclosporine, Serzone, protease inhibitors (for AIDS) or grapefruit juice are used with them.
The Department of Health has told GPs to be careful how they prescribe Sporanox
and Lamisil - used to treat toe nail fungus - after they were linked with 22 deaths from heart and liver failure.
Raritan, NJ, announced SPORANOX
(itraconazole) Injection is now available for treatment of potentially life-threatening fungal infections, including blatomycosis, histoplasmosis, and aspergillosis in patients who are intolerant of or refractory to amphotericin B, a first line therapy.
It's a hot one, the war against fungus, pitting Lamisil against Janssen Pharmaceutical's Sporanox
and Pfizer's Diflucan for shares in a market estimated to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
People have seen television ads for Sporanox
and are going into their doctors saying 'I've got ugly toenails.
Pharmaceutical anti-fungal drugs like Nystatin, Ketoconazol, Monistat, Lamisil (Terbinafine HCl), Diflucan (Fluconazole), Sporanox
Other drugs that must not be taken during treatment with Sporanox
are triazolam (Halcion), astemizole (Hismanal), cyclosporine, and digoxin.
Bayer, Kiel, Germany), and itraconazole (5 mg/kg PO q12h, Sporanox
100-mg capsules, Janssen-Cilag, High Wycombe Bucks, UK) were administered to control and prevent infection.
She was then placed on Sporanox
with amphotericin B and EDTA nasal sprays and will be seen soon for follow-up.
The product is the generic version of Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc's Sporanox
The researchers compared itraconazole (marketed as Sporanox
by the Janssen Pharmaceutical unit of Johnson & Johnson) with a placebo among nearly 60 men and women with severe asthma at four hospitals in northwest England.
In the second half of the season, the same students received a weekly dose itraconazole, an antifungal medicine sold as Sporanox
However, neither antihistamine should be given with erythromycin, Biaxin, Zithromax, Nizoral or Sporanox
After an uneventful recovery, treatment with itraconazole (10 mg/kg PO q12h, 30 days, Sporanox
, Janssen Pharmaceuticals USA, Titusville, NJ, USA) and amphotericin B nebulization (1 mg/mF of saline for 15 minutes q8h for 2 days) was added to the treatment regime.
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