CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET

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Composition for CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET

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₹18.33/Vaginal Tablet
6 Vaginal Tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET

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Uses of Miconazole

Miconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Miconazole

Common

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

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How to use Miconazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Dip the tablet in lukewarm water just to moisten it. Lie on your back and gently insert the tablet into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. It is best to use it just before bedtime.

How CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET works

Miconazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Ornidazole

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Ornidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Ornidazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Dip the tablet in lukewarm water just to moisten it. Lie on your back and gently insert the tablet into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. It is best to use it just before bedtime.

How CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET

Expert advice for Miconazole

Stop taking miconazole and consult your doctor immediately.
  • If you experience skin rash or hives.
  • If you experience swelling of your face, eyes, lips, tongue or throat.
  • If you experience trouble swallowing or breathing.
  • If you experience abdominal pain, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge.
Before taking miconazole inform your doctor.
  • If you are suffering from liver problems or any other underlying diseases.
  • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • If you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take, including vitamins and herbal supplements.Follow all directions to use from information available on your pack for vaginal inserts, oral buccal tablets, creams or gels.

Expert advice for Ornidazole

  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Ornidazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
Warnings
Special precautions for CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Candifem vaginal 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CANDIFEM VAGINAL TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Miconazole

Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning are common side effects of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to have the side effect to cause drying of skin
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections as advised by your doctor
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to class of antifungal agents
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections
Q. Can I take miconazole with fluconazole?
Taking two antifungal agents may have additive effect and have pronounced side effects. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections
Q. Does miconazole expire?
Yes, antifungals like miconazole have an expiry date. Read instruction on the pack for the date of expiry
Q. Is miconazole an OTC (over the counter)?
No, miconazole cannot be bought over the counter. It needs prescription of a qualified doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

Q. Is ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. What does ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
Q. Is ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.
Q. Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Q. Is ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
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