Cresemba (isavuconazonium) is associate degree antifungal medication that fights infections caused by plant life.

Cresemba is employed to treat infections caused by sure styles of plant life (aspergillosis or mucormycosis).

Cresemba can also be used for functions ex-directory during this medication guide.

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  • Cresemba
  • Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Cresemba: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

    Some side effects may occur during the injection. Tell your caregiver right away if you feel dizzy, light-headed, chilled, or have any numbness, tingling, or changes in your sense of touch.

    Call your doctor at once if you have:

    liver problems - nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
    low potassium - leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, extreme thirst, increased urination, numbness or tingling, muscle weakness or limp feeling; or
    severe skin reaction - fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
    Common Cresemba side effects may include:

    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation;
    swelling in your arms or legs;
    headache, back pain;
    cough, trouble breathing;
    low potassium; or
    abnormal liver function tests.
  • Usual Adult Dose of Cresemba for Aspergillosis - Invasive: Loading Dose: 372 mg IV or orally every 8 hours for 6 doses (48 hours) Maintenance Dose: 372 mg IV or orally once a day Comments: -Isavuconazonium sulfate is the prodrug of isavuconazole; 372 mg of isavuconazonium sulfate is equivalent to 200 mg of isavuconazole. -Maintenance doses should be started 12 to 24 hours after the last loading dose. Usual Adult Dose for Mucormycosis - Invasive: Loading Dose: 372 mg IV or orally every 8 hours for 6 doses (48 hours) Maintenance Dose: 372 mg IV or orally once a day Comments: -Isavuconazonium sulfate is the prodrug of isavuconazole; 372 mg of isavuconazonium sulfate is equivalent to 200 mg of isavuconazole. -Maintenance doses should be started 12 to 24 hours after the last loading dose.