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VFEND®How Supplied/Storage and Handling (voriconazole)


16.1 How Supplied

Powder for Solution for Injection

VFEND I.V. for Injection is supplied in a single-dose vial as a sterile lyophilized powder equivalent to 200 mg voriconazole and 3,200 mg sulfobutyl ether beta-cyclodextrin sodium (SBECD). It does not contain preservatives and is not made with natural rubber latex.

Individually packaged vials of 200 mg VFEND I.V.

(NDC 0049-3190-28)


VFEND 50 mg tablets; white, film-coated, round, debossed with "Pfizer" on one side and "VOR50" on the reverse.

  Bottles of 30 (NDC 0049-3170-30)

VFEND 200 mg tablets; white, film-coated, capsule shaped, debossed with "Pfizer" on one side and "VOR200" on the reverse.

  Bottles of 30 (NDC 0049-3180-30)

Powder for Oral Suspension

VFEND for Oral Suspension is supplied in 100 mL high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottles. Each bottle contains 45 grams of powder for oral suspension, which contain 3 g of voriconazole. Following reconstitution, the volume of the suspension is 75 mL, providing a usable volume of 70 mL. Each mL of the oral suspension contains 40 mg of voriconazole (200 mg of voriconazole per 5 mL). A 5 mL oral dispenser and a press-in bottle adaptor are also provided.

(NDC 0049-3160-44)

16.2 Storage

VFEND I.V. for Injection unreconstituted vials should be stored at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. VFEND is a single dose unpreserved sterile lyophile. From a microbiological point of view, following reconstitution of the lyophile with Water for Injection, the reconstituted solution should be used immediately. If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and should not be longer than 24 hours at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F). Chemical and physical in-use stability has been demonstrated for 24 hours at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46°F). This medicinal product is for single use only and any unused solution should be discarded. Only clear solutions without particles should be used [see Dosage and Administration (2.1)].

VFEND Tablets should be stored at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

VFEND Powder for Oral Suspension should be stored at 2°C to 8°C (36°F to 46° F) (in a refrigerator) before reconstitution. The shelf-life of the powder for oral suspension is 24 months.

The reconstituted suspension should be stored at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Keep the container tightly closed. The shelf-life of the reconstituted suspension is 14 days. Any remaining suspension should be discarded 14 days after reconstitution.

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