Ecovin 500 Tablet


Uses of Ecovin Tablet

Ecovin 500 Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Ecovin Tablet side effects

  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness

How to use Ecovin 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. Ecovin 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ecovin Tablet works

Ecovin 500 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.

Ecovin Tablet related warnings

Ecovin 500 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Ecovin 500 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Ecovin 500 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ecovin 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ecovin 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ecovin 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Ecovin 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ecovin 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ecovin 500 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function test may be advised while the patient is taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Ecovin 500 Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, nails, scalp or hair, when other medicines have failed to clear up the infection or are not appropriate.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to help your body absorb the medicine.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ecovin 500 Tablet may cause dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ecovin 500 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and headaches.
  • It can make you more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • It can make birth control pills less effective. Use an additional method of contraception while taking Ecovin 500 Tablet.
  • Do not take Ecovin 500 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ecovin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tibomax
Brand(s): Vagimoist
Brand(s): E Gen, Choice, Lynoral
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
Brand(s): Feofer
Brand(s): Sofarin
Brand(s): Dindevan
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ecovin

I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
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
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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User Feedback


Q. Is Ecovin safe?
Ecovin is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ecovin over the counter?
No,Ecovin is available with doctor's prescription only
Q. Is Ecovin an antibiotic/steroid/fungicidal?
Ecovin is fungicidal and not an antibiotic/steroid
Q. Is griseofulvin a sulfa drug/contain sulfa (sulphur)/penicillin?
No,griseofulvin is not a sulfa drug. Neither it contain sulfa nor penicillin
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with griseofulvin?
Yes,but taking other medicines may alter the effects of griseofulvin. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does Ecovin treat candida/ringworm?
Ecovin is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida
Q. Does Ecovin need to be refrigerated?
No,Ecovin does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat
Q. Does Ecovin cause hair loss?
No,Ecovin does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Brinton Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Brinton House, Survey No. 55/2, Kharadi, Pune - 411014, India.
10 tablets in 1 strip