Prescribing information is available at the bottom of this page.

Despite being less common than bacterial infections, invasive fungal infections (IFIs) represent an important clinical threat, with a significant health and financial burden.2

This page contains a range of resources designed to support the implementation of an antifungal stewardship programme. Please see below for webinar and video content detailing the considerations and experience of several healthcare professionals involved in antifungal stewardship programmes.

The below materials are also available to download, please click on each item to access these:

  • Antifungal Stewardship: Blueteq Guidance
  • Antifungal Stewardship: Diagnostics Summary
  • Antifungal Stewardship: Overview Booklet
  • Antifungal Stewardship: Case Study Booklet
Diagnostics Summary
Antifungal Stewardship Overview

 

Considerations in antifungal stewardship and UK experiences: a microbiologist's perspective 

Nelun Perea, Consultant Microbiologist

 

Clinical evidence and practical experience in the management of invasive fungal infections

David Enoch, Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Infection Control Doctor

 

Putting the pieces together: practical approaches to implmenting successful antifungal stewardship

Lisa Nwanko, Specialist Pharmacist, Antimicrobials

 

Medical Information

If you would like to talk to a Pfizer contact about Cresemba®, please click this link to be taken to our Ask Pfizer portal where you can request this.

For General inquiries or information about Pfizer medicines, you can contact Pfizer on 01304 616161.

References

1. CRESEMBA® Summary of Product Characteristics.

2. NHS England. Antifungal Stewardship Implementation Pack 2019. Available https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PSS1-meds-optimisation-trigger-5-antifungal-stewardship-implementation-pack-v7.pdf. Accessed January 2020.

 

Prescribing Information
 

Cresemba® (isavuconazole) Prescribing Information
Cresemba® 100mg hard capsules – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 14 caps pack £599.28
Cresemba® 200mg powder for concentrate for solution for infusion – SPC
Legal Category: POM Basic NHS Cost: 1 vial pack £297.84

Vfend® (voriconazole) Prescribing Information
Vfend® 50mg filmed tablets – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 28 tabs £275.68
Vfend® 200mg filmed tablets – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 28 tabs £1102.74
Vfend® 200mg powder for solution for infusion – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 1 vial £77.14
Vfend® 40mg/ml Powder for oral suspension – SPC
Legal Category: POM Basic NHS Cost: 75ml £551.37

Diflucan (fluconazole) Prescribing Information
Diflucan 50mg hard capsules – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 7 caps pack £16.61
Diflucan 150mg hard capsules - SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 1 caps pack £7.12
Diflucan 200mg hard capsules – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 7 caps pack £66.42
Diflucan 10 mg/ml powder for oral suspension – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 1 vial pack £16.61
Diflucan 40 mg/ml powder for oral suspension – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 1 vial pack £66.42

Ecalta® (anidulafungin)
Ecalta® 100mg Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion - SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS List Price: £299.99

Meronem® IV (meropenem trihydrate) Prescribing Information
Meronem® IV 1g – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 10 vial pack £206.28
Meronem® IV 500mg – SPC 
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 10 vial pack £103.14

Tazocin® (piperacillin sodium, tazobactam sodium) Prescribing Information
Tazocin® 2 g/0.25 g Powder for Solution for Infusion – SPC
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS cost: 1 vial pack £7.65 
Tazocin® 4  g/0.5 g Powder for Solution for Infusion – SPC
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS cost: 1 vial pack £15.17 

 

PP-CRB-GBR-0936.  February 2021