Indian Journal of Pharmacology Home 

DRUG WATCH
[View FULLTEXT] [Download PDF]
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 138--139

Enteral voriconazole induced hypoglycemia: A potentially life threatening complication

Tanmoy Ghatak, Ratender Kumar Singh, Arvind Kumar Baronia 
 Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Tanmoy Ghatak
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
India

Voriconazole is a newer effective antifungal agent currently available for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis. The case we present describes an episode of serious persistent hypoglycemia after voriconazole therapy and we believe that this strongly contributed to this event. It is a warning to all that voriconazole has a propensity to alter glucose homeostasis in the presence of kidney disturbance.


How to cite this article:
Ghatak T, Singh RK, Baronia AK. Enteral voriconazole induced hypoglycemia: A potentially life threatening complication.Indian J Pharmacol 2012;44:138-139


How to cite this URL:
Ghatak T, Singh RK, Baronia AK. Enteral voriconazole induced hypoglycemia: A potentially life threatening complication. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2021 Sep 19 ];44:138-139
Available from: https://www.ijp-online.com/article.asp?issn=0253-7613;year=2012;volume=44;issue=1;spage=138;epage=139;aulast=Ghatak;type=0