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Afitra 400 mg Tablet

Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Afitra 400 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Afitra 400 mg Tablet

MRP
120
₹30/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Afitra Tablet

Uses of Afitra Tablet

Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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.

Afitra Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Afitra are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

How to use Afitra Tablet

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. Afitra 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
If you are taking oral solution, it should be taken one hour before any food or drink.

How Afitra Tablet works

Afitra 400 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Afitra Tablet

Expert advice for Afitra Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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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Afitra Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Afitra Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Afitra 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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
Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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.
Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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 Afitra 400 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Afitra 400 mg Tablet 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 Afitra Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Afitra 400 mg Tablet, 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 Afitra Tablet

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Afitra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Afitra with Pimozide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Afitra with Paliperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Afitra with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Afitra with Eplerenone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Afitra with Tiapride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Afitra with Alfuzosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Afitra with Asenapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Afitra with Zuclopenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Afitra with Iloperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Afitra with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz, Cilotab
Afitra with Naftopidil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Afitra with Ergotamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap
Afitra with Sulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Afitra with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Afitra with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Afitra with Blonanserin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Afitra with Phenoxybenzamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Afitra with Doxazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Afitra with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Afitra with Silodosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief, Silofast
Afitra with Terazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Afitra with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ, Largactil, Talentil, Chlorpro, Chlorpromazine Hcl
Afitra with Penfluridol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Afitra with Tolterodine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolterodine: Tolcontin, Detrusitol, Terol, Tolu, Urotel, Uridin, Flochek, Torq, Concyst, Urodine, Tolgress, Tolstat
Afitra with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Afitra with Zotepine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Afitra with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Afitra with Prazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Afitra with Ziprasidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Afitra with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset, Nupex
Afitra with Clozapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Afitra with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Afitra with Lercanidipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Afitra with Fluphenazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Afitra with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac, Loxapac C
Afitra with Zopiclone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap
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