Overview

Uses of Fabizol Dusting Powder
Fabizol Powder is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Fabizol Dusting Powder side effects
Common
No common side effects seen
How to use Fabizol Dusting Powder
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area before application and do not rub.
How Fabizol Dusting Powder works
Fabizol Powder is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane. This relieves discomfort, itching and irritation on the skin.
Fabizol Dusting Powder related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fabizol Powder is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Fabizol Powder is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Fabizol Dusting Powder?
If you miss a dose of Fabizol Powder, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Fabizol Powder to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

FAQs

Q. What is Fabizol used for?
Fabizol is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Fabizol capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Fabizol be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Fabizol has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Fabizol also.
Q. Can Fabizol be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Fabizol can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Q. Can Fabizol cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Fabizol. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Fabizol.
Q. Is Fabizol a steroid?
Fabizol is not a steroid. Fabizol belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Fabizol an antibiotic?
Fabizol is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Q. Is Fabizol safe?
Fabizol is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Fabizol fungistatic or fungicidal?
Fabizol is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Q. Is Fabizol over the counter (OTC)?
Fabizol is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with ciprofloxacin?
Fabizol can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with metronidazole?
Fabizol can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with probiotics?
Fabizol can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Fabizol both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with omeprazole?
Fabizol can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with citalopram?
Fabizol can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with cetirizine?
Fabizol can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with erythromycin?
Use of Fabizol and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Fabizol and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Fabizol with nitrofurantoin?
Fabizol can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Fabizol work?
Fabizol works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Fabizol treat bacterial vaginosis?
Fabizol does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Fabizol is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Fabizol treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Fabizol is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Q. Does Fabizol make you tired?
Fabizol can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Fabizol as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Fabizol can affect your liver.
Q. Does Fabizol contain penicillin?
Fabizol does not contain penicillin. Fabizol belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Fabizol have sulfa in it?
Fabizol does not contain sulfur. Fabizol belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Fabizol treat chlamydia?
Fabizol does not treat Chlamydia. Fabizol is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Fabizol for yeast infection?
Fabizol is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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