Voriconazole (Vfend®)

By: Kimberly Dent-Ferguson, MBS, MPH, CPMC Research Analyst
Reviewed by: Tara Schmidlen, MS CGC, Coriell Institute for Medical Research

Voriconazole (Vfend®) is an antifungal medication used primarily in the hospital setting to treat serious invasive fungal infections. A yeast infection is a type of fungal infection. Voriconazole works by blocking cell wall growth, which leads to death of the fungus. Serious fungal infections can occur in patients with immune systems that are compromised due to age, cancer and cancer treatments, organ transplant surgery, and other serious illnesses.

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Uses of Voriconazole (Vfend)

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Risk Factors

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The CPMC Study

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