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Afderm 200mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Afderm 200mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Afderm Capsule

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Uses of Afderm Capsule

Afderm 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth or vagina (thrush), skin and other parts of the body such as finger and toenails.
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Afderm Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Afderm Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Afderm 200mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
If you are taking oral solution, it should be taken one hour before any food or drink.

How Afderm Capsule works

Afderm 200mg Capsule is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Afderm Capsule

Expert advice for Afderm Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Afderm to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take it with any heartburn medications - especially proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers.
  • Requires an acidic pH for absorption. Hence, take it with a full meal for best results.
  • Notify your doctor if you have taken steroids recently.
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Special precautions for Afderm Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Afderm 200mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afderm 200mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Afderm 200mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Afderm 200mg Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Afderm 200mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Afderm 200mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Afderm Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Afderm 200mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Afderm Capsule

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Afderm is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Afderm is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Yes, Afderm is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Afderm is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Afderm stronger than fluconazole?
Afderm is effective against a much wider range of fungal infections as compared to fluconazole. However, both drugs are equally effective and safe if used for same infections.
Q. Can I take Afderm with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Afderm and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Afderm.
Q. Can I take Afderm with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Afderm when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
There are no known interactions of Afderm with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Afderm and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Yes, Afderm is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with Afderm in some studies. However, this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have a history of high blood pressure or you are experiencing high blood pressure after taking Afderm.
Yes, Afderm can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with Afderm. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Afderm, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Afderm can make your heart problem worse.
No, Afderm is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Afderm. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Afderm, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Afderm
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Afderm in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Afderm.
Yes, Afderm has been shown to be active against candida and is indicated for the treatment of the infections caused by candida. It is indicated for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidasis.
Yes, Afderm does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Afderm for any infection and you must take the medicine for as long as it is prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the medicine until told by your doctor.
No, Afderm does not have penicillin in it.
Afderm does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Afderm, please talk to your doctor immediately as it may be due to an underlying liver problem or a heart condition with fluids in your lungs.
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Afderm when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.

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Taking Afderm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Afderm with Tolterodine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolterodine: Tolcontin, Detrusitol, Terol, Tolu, Urotel, Terol LA, Uridin
Afderm with Lercanidipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Afderm with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Fluanxol, Spenzo, Anxiset
Afderm with Fluphenazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Monazine
Afderm with Levosulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo, Micropride, Levazeo, Levogastrol, Tilpride, Levogut
Afderm with Silodosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief
Afderm with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Afderm with Doxazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Afderm with Terazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress
Afderm with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Espazine, Siquil
Afderm with Eplerenone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus
Afderm with Haloperidol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol, Trikonace, Agidol, Halopidol, Relinase
Afderm with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Afderm with Quetiapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Afderm with Iloperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure
Afderm with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Clozapine
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Afderm with Phenoxybenzamine
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Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Afderm with Nicergoline
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Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Afderm with Penfluridol
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Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Afderm with Risperidone
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Afderm with Pimozide
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Afderm with Paliperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Alfuzosin
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Bosentan
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Afderm with Aripiprazole
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Afderm with Blonanserin
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Afderm with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Zotepine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Afderm with Sulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Afderm with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Prazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
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Afderm with Ebastine
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Afderm with Tamsulosin
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Afderm with Amisulpride
LIFE-THREATENING
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