Biflu 150 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Biflu Capsule

Biflu 150 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Biflu Capsule side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Biflu 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. Biflu 150 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Biflu Capsule works

Biflu 150 mg Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Biflu Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Biflu 150 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biflu 150 mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Biflu 150 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Biflu 150 mg Capsule may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Biflu 150 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Biflu Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Biflu 150 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Biflu 150 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Biflu with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Biflu

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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FAQs

Q. What is Biflu used for?
Biflu is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Biflu capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Biflu be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Biflu has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Biflu also.
Q. Can Biflu be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Biflu can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Q. Can Biflu cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Biflu. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Biflu.
Q. Is Biflu a steroid?
Biflu is not a steroid. Biflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Biflu an antibiotic?
Biflu is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Q. Is Biflu safe?
Biflu is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Biflu fungistatic or fungicidal?
Biflu is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Q. Is Biflu over the counter (OTC)?
Biflu is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Biflu with ciprofloxacin?
Biflu can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with metronidazole?
Biflu can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with probiotics?
Biflu can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Biflu both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with omeprazole?
Biflu can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with citalopram?
Biflu can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with cetirizine?
Biflu can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biflu with erythromycin?
Use of Biflu and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Biflu and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Biflu with nitrofurantoin?
Biflu can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Biflu work?
Biflu works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Biflu treat bacterial vaginosis?
Biflu does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Biflu is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Biflu treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Biflu is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Q. Does Biflu make you tired?
Biflu can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Biflu as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Biflu can affect your liver.
Q. Does Biflu contain penicillin?
Biflu does not contain penicillin. Biflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Biflu have sulfa in it?
Biflu does not contain sulfur. Biflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Biflu treat chlamydia?
Biflu does not treat Chlamydia. Biflu is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Biflu for yeast infection?
Biflu is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Jun 2018.
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