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Caniten 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Caniten Tablet

Caniten 100 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal ear infection. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Caniten 100 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. They should be swallowed whole and taken with food. The dosage and length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being treated for. Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use. To get the most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days. If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further treatment. Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if it gets worse.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, headache and feeling sick (nausea). You could ask your doctor or pharmacist about ways of preventing or reducing these effects.

Do not take it if you are pregnant or could become pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you have ever had heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney problems or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice). This medicine may not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month, your doctor may want to check your liver by testing your blood.

How to use Caniten 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. Caniten 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Caniten Tablet works

Caniten 100 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Caniten Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Caniten 100 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Caniten 100 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Caniten 100 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Caniten 100 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Caniten 100 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Caniten 100 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Caniten 100 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Caniten 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 Caniten

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Fungal infections on body & face
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks.Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Send pictures for better diagnosis and treatment
fungal infections about 4-5 year old
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 1 tablet twice, Nimbadi churan half spoon thrice, Apply Jatyadi oil on the area
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