Candistat 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Candistat Capsule

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Uses of Candistat Capsule

Candistat 100mg 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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Side effects of Candistat Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Candistat 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. It is better to take Candistat 100mg Capsule with food.

How Candistat Capsule works

Candistat 100mg capsule stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Candistat Capsule

Expert advice for Candistat Capsule

  • If you are taking an antiacid, take it 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking itraconazole.
  • Do not take Itraconazole, if you are pregnant, think that you might be pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • Itraconazole may make you feel dizzy, or have blurred/double vision, or affect your hearing. Do not drive or use machines if you feel dizzy, or if your eyesight or hearing are affected.
  • Stop taking itraconazole and consult your doctor immediately, if you experience severe allergic reactions such as red and itchy skin rash, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, mouth, lips or eyelids, unexplained high temperature (fever) and feeling faint.
  • Inform your doctor immediately, if you experience loss of hearing or hearing disturbances or ringing in the ears, blurred or double vision or sensitivity to light or inability to control urine or increased urination or diarrhea.
  • Inform your doctor, if you have or have had liver or kidney problem, as the dose of itraconazole may have to be changed, and the liver function will have to be tested periodically.
  • Inform your doctor before taking itraconazole, if you are suffering from HIV/ AIDS, or any other disease where your immune system is compromised.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Candistat 100mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Candistat 100mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Candistat 100mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Candistat 100mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Candistat 100mg Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Candist
at 100mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Candistat 100mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Paliris 6mg Tablet, Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Itraconazole, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Candistat 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Itraconazole

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