For the treatment of Aspergillosis in hunting falcons and pet birds. Voriconazole is a relatively new triazole antifungal drug. It functions by enzymatic inhibition and blocks the synthesis of ergosterol, a constituent of the fungal membrane. It has very high bioavailability (96%) and is metabolized by cytochrome P450 in the liver. It has become the standard for care for the treatment fungal infections in humans and has proven superior to amphotericin B for the treatment of aspergillosis.
Directions: Asperzole tablets are given orally at the rate of 1 tablet (12.5mg) twice daily per kg body weight.
Asperzole tablets may be given directly or administered in food. If administered in food, ensure the complete dose is consumed.
Treatment should be continued for 21 days.