Medicine Overview of Fcan Tablet
Side Effects of Fcan are Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Liver dysfunction, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Fcan 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Fcan 50 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Fcan Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Fcan 50 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.
Fcan Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Fcan 50 mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fcan 50 mg Tablet 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.
Fcan 50 mg Tablet 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Fcan 50 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Fcan 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Fcan 50 mg Tablet, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Fcan Tablet
Q. What is Fcan used for?
Fcan 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>Fcan 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 Fcan be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Fcan 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 Fcan also.
Q. Can Fcan be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Fcan 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 Fcan cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Fcan. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Fcan.
Fcan is not a steroid. Fcan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Fcan an antibiotic?
Fcan is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Fcan is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Fcan fungistatic or fungicidal?
Fcan 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 Fcan over the counter (OTC)?
Fcan is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Fcan with ciprofloxacin?
Fcan 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 Fcan with metronidazole?
Fcan 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 Fcan with probiotics?
Fcan 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 Fcan with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Fcan 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 Fcan with omeprazole?
Fcan 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 Fcan with citalopram?
Fcan 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 Fcan with cetirizine?
Fcan 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 Fcan with erythromycin?
Use of Fcan 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 Fcan and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Fcan with nitrofurantoin?
Fcan 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.
Fcan works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Fcan treat bacterial vaginosis?
Fcan does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Fcan 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 Fcan treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Fcan 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 Fcan make you tired?
Fcan can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Fcan as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Fcan can affect your liver.
Q. Does Fcan contain penicillin?
Fcan does not contain penicillin. Fcan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Fcan have sulfa in it?
Fcan does not contain sulfur. Fcan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Fcan treat chlamydia?
Fcan does not treat Chlamydia. Fcan is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Fcan for yeast infection?
Fcan 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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