Voriconazole long term use may induce squamous cell carcinoma
(dailyRx News) Side effects involving skin damage have been reported in patients taking voriconazole for fungal infections. Some patients using voriconazole long-term have developed skin cancer.
Recent research in France examined cases of skin damage and skin cancer in patients taking voriconazole.
The research showed that sun exposure in patients receiving voriconazole (brand name Vfend) was associated with skin damage that could progress to squamous cell carcinoma.
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