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Food-Drug Interactions: Posaconazole (470)

Food-Drug Interactions: Posaconazole (470) - Clinical Hub, Patient Education, Health and Nutrition Facts For You, Nutrition



Posaconazole is an antifungal medicine used to prevent fungal infections in people with weakened
immune systems. It is best to use ranitidine (not pantoprazole) with this medicine. Please take it along
with one of these:

1. A nutrition supplement like Boost®/Ensure Plus®
2. A carbonated beverage
3. A full meal containing 14 grams of fat

See these food examples:
Food Item Grams (g) of Fat
Nut Butters (peanut, almond, cashew) - 2 Tbsp 15-20g
Oils (olive, canola, safflower, corn) – 1 Tbsp 10-15g
Mayonnaise -1 Tbp 10g
Tartar Sauce – 2 Tbsp 6g
Butter – 1 Tbsp 11g
Sour Cream – 2 Tbsp 6g
Ranch Dressing – 2 Tbsp 10-20g
Cheese (mozzarella, cheddar, swiss, Colby) – 1 oz, 1 slice or ¼ cup 10g
Mozzarella Cheese Stick – 1 piece 6g
Whole Milk – 1 cup 8g
Plain Full Fat Yogurt – 1 cup 8g
Cream Cheese – 2 Tbsp 9g
Nuts (almonds, cashews, walnuts, peanuts) – ¼ cup 15-20g
Egg (scrambled or fried) – 1 5g
Sausage Links – 3 links 15g
Bacon – 3 strips 10g
Salmon – 4 oz cooked 5g
Steak – 4 oz cooked 25g
Avocado – 1 cup of slices 20g
Ensure Plus – 8 oz 11g
Regular Potato Chips - 1 oz or 15 chips 10g
Sun Chips – 1 serving or 16 chips 5g
Grilled Cheese – 2 slices cheese, 1 Tbsp butter 30g
Macaroni & Cheese – 1 cup 5-15g
Cheeseburger – ¼ lb meat, 1 slice cheese 20-25g
Tuna or chicken salad with mayonnaise – ½ cup 10-20g
Muffin (homemade) – 1 muffin 5-10g
Chocolate – 5 dove pieces, 12 kisses 10-15g
Pudding – 1/2 cup or pudding cup/snack pack size 5g
Ice Cream – ½ cup 5-10g
Sandwich cookies – 3 cookies 5-10g

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If you are a UW Health patient and have more questions please contact UW Health at one of
the phone numbers listed below. You can also visit our website at

Nutrition clinics for UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) and American Family Children’s
Hospital (AFCH) can be reached at: (608) 890-5500.

Nutrition clinics for UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) can be reached at: (608) 287-2770.

Your health care team may have given you this information as part of your care. If so, please use it and call if
you have any questions. If this information was not given to you as part of your care, please check with your
doctor. This is not medical advice. This is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
Because each person’s health needs are different, you should talk with your doctor or others on your health care
team when using this information. If you have an emergency, please call 911. Copyright © 1/2017 University of
Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority. All rights reserved. Produced by the Clinical Nutrition Services
Department and the Department of Nursing. HF#470