Medicine Overview of Canitra Capsule
Uses of Canitra Capsule
Canitra 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections and serious fungal infections.
Side effects of Canitra Capsule
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
How to use Canitra 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 Canitra 100mg Capsule with food.
How Canitra Capsule works
Canitra 100mg capsule stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on Canitra Capsule
Expert advice for Canitra 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.
Special precautions for Canitra 100mg Capsule
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Canitra 100mg Capsule.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Canitra 100mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Canitra 100mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Canitra 100mg Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive....
Canitra 100mg Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Canitra+more
100mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Canitra 100mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine....
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Minipress XL 2.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Canitra 100mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Itraconazole
Canitra is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Canitra is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Yes, Canitra is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Canitra is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Canitra stronger than fluconazole?
Canitra 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 Canitra with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Canitra and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Canitra.
Q. Can I take Canitra with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Canitra 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 Canitra with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Canitra and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Yes, Canitra 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 Canitra 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 Canitra.
Yes, Canitra 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 Canitra. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Canitra, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Canitra can make your heart problem worse.
No, Canitra is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Canitra. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Canitra, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Canitra
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Canitra in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Canitra.
Yes, Canitra 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, Canitra does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Canitra 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, Canitra does not have penicillin in it.
Canitra does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Canitra, 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 Canitra when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
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