Vusion

Sharing is caring!

What is Vusion

Vusion is Miconazole petrolatum zinc oxide ointment is used as an adjuvant treatment for diaper dermatitis complicated by candidiasis.

Candidiasis must be documented with microscopic evidence of pseudohyphae and/or budding yeast prior to initiating treatment; a positive fungal culture for Candida albicans is not adequate evidence of candidal infection, as colonization with C. albicans can result in a positive culture.

Vusion ointment has only been studied in immunocompetent pediatric patients older than 4 weeks of age.

Efficacy has not be established in incontinent or debilitated adult populations; preventative use of this product, such as in an adult institutional setting, is not recommended, especially because preventative use may result in antimicrobial resistance.

Miconazole petrolatum zinc oxide (Vusion™) ointment was approved by the FDA in February 2006.

Indications

  1. Candida albicans
  2. candidiasis
  3. diaper dermatitis

Side Effects

  1. contact dermatitis
  2. erythema
  3. pruritus
  4. rash
  5. skin irritation
  6. vomiting
  7. xerosis

Monitoring Parameters

  • laboratory monitoring not necessary

Contraindications

  • antimicrobial resistance
  • azole antifungals hypersensitivity
  • breast-feeding
  • geriatric
  • immunosuppression
  • neonates
  • ophthalmic administration
  • pregnancy
  • vaginal administration

Interactions

  • Drospirenone; Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Drospirenone; Ethinyl Estradiol; Levomefolate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Desogestrel
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Ethynodiol Diacetate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Etonogestrel
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Levonorgestrel
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Levonorgestrel; Ferrous bisglycinate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Levonorgestrel; Folic Acid; Levomefolate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norelgestromin
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norethindrone
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norethindrone Acetate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norethindrone Acetate; Ferrous fumarate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norethindrone; Ferrous fumarate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norgestimate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol; Norgestrel
  • Nystatin
  • Progesterone
  • Segesterone Acetate; Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Warfarin

Sharing is caring!

What is recurrence

What is recurrence?  Recurrence refers to an initial reduction in...

You cannot copy content of this page

shares
15585

Sign up to receive the trending updates and tons of Health Tips

Join SeekhealthZ and never miss the latest health information

15856
Scroll to Top