Prescribing information is available at the bottom of this page.

Cresemba may be an appropriate treatment option for a range of different patients; for example, patients in need of oral therapy, those at risk of particular drug-drug interactions or those with renal impairment.

Click on the below patient profile to access and review the different patient types for whom Cresemba may be appropriate:

Anika Charles John Mary
Ruth Steve Ellen

 

Patient case illustrating use of isavuconazole in a clinical setting: A case of pulmonary mucormycosis

Lisa Nwanko, Specialist Pharmacist, Antimicrobials

 

Patient case illustrating use of isavuconazole in a clinical setting: Invasive aspergillosis in cystic fibrosis

Lisa Nwanko, Specialist Pharmacist, Antimicrobials

 

Patient case illustrating use of isavuconazole in a clinical setting: A complex ITU patient

Lisa Nwanko, Specialist Pharmacist, Antimicrobials

 

Clinical experience with Cresemba® (isavuconazole): 50-year-old female pre-allogenic stem cell transplantation with suspected invasive aspergillosis

Amit Patel, Consultant in Leukaemia, stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy and intensive care medicine

 

Clinical experience with Cresemba® (isavuconazole): 56-year-old female pre-allogenic stem cell transplantation with suspected invasive aspergillosis

Amit Patel, Consultant in Leukaemia, stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy and intensive care medicine

 

Clinical experience with Cresemba® (isavuconazole): 66-year-old female pre-allogenic stem cell transplantation with suspected invasive aspergillosis

Amit Patel, Consultant in Leukaemia, stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy and intensive care medicine

 

Sharing clinical experience of Cresemba® (isavuconazole) in the UK

Nelun Perera, Consultant Microbiologist

 

Footnotes
AML acute myeloid leukaemia, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, CLL chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 

Reference

1. CRESEMBA Summary of Product Characteristics.

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

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 

Tygacil® (tigecycline) Prescribing Information
Tygacil® 50 mg Powder for Solution for Infusion – SPC
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 10 vial pack £323.10

Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin lactate) Prescribing Information
Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml Solution for Infusion - SPC
Legal Category: POM Basic NHS Price: 10 bags £200.00 

Amikacin (amikacin sulfate) Prescribing Information
Amikacin 500mg/2ml solution for injection - SPC
Legal Category: POM Basic NHS Price: 5 vial pack £60.00

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

Aciclovir (aciclovir sodium) Prescribing Information
Aciclovir 250 mg/ 10 ml solution for infusion – SPC 
Legal Category: POM. Basic NHS Cost: 5 vials £50.00
 

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

Cytarabine Prescribing Information
Cytarabine 20 mg/mL solution for infusion or injection - SPC 
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS price: single vials containing 20 mg/mL cytarabine as 25 mL (500 mg), £19.50. 
Cytarabine 100 mg/mL solution for infusion or injection - SPC  
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS price: single vials containing 100 mg/mL cytarabine in 20 mL (2 g), £77.50
Cytarabine Injection Solution 20 mg/ml - SPC 
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS price: single vials containing 20mg/ml cytarabine as 5 ml (100 mg), £30.00, 
Cytarabine Injection Solution 100 mg/mL solution - SPC 
Legal category: POM. Basic NHS price: single vials containing 100 mg/ml cytarabine as 5 ml (500 mg), £100.00 or 20ml (2g), £79.00 or 10ml (1 g), £40.00 
 

 

PP-CRB-GBR-0934.  February 2021