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Fegus Vaginal Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Fegus Vaginal Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat infections of the mouth, throat, vagina and other parts of the body including fingernails and toenails. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Fegus Vaginal Capsule is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is best to use it at night time for better results.  Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment. The affected area should be clean before using the medicine. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. 

Some of the common side effects include vaginal burning sensation, itching, and irritation. If the side effects bother you or do not go away, let your doctor know. It makes condoms and diaphragm less effective, ask your doctor about suitable birth control method. 
It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works but talk to your doctor before using it if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction. This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed during pregnancy.

Uses of Fegus Vaginal Capsule

Side effects of Fegus Vaginal Capsule

Common
  • Vaginal burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Irritation

How to use Fegus Vaginal Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the capsule into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label.

How Fegus Vaginal Capsule works

Fegus Vaginal Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fegus Vaginal Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fegus Vaginal Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Fegus Vaginal Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Fegus Vaginal Capsule, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Fegus Vaginal Capsule helps treat vaginal fungal infections. It reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge.
  • It is inserted into the vagina using an applicator, usually at night before going to bed.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • It can damage condoms and diaphragms and make them ineffective at preventing pregnancy. Ask your doctor about other suitable methods of preventing pregnancy.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not get improved within 3 days of taking the medicine.
     

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fegus 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

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Dear sir / mam I have a lot of fungal infections around my vagina and it is Increaseing so much itching on it . I can not show even at this place . Plzzzzzz help me and suggest me any kind of cream and tablets to improve the condition .
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Candid vaginal cream twice a dayMeanwhile visit female skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
I am suffering from Urticaria since 3 years. I has tried many things also ayurveda but still the same thing. Now I am thinking in dept in before 3-4 years back I have habit to hold motion for long time . I thinks this is the cause of my disease. I am taking levocetirizine once in 1-2 days. Right Now i am suffering from flatulence from last 1 month also i am not getting good motion all times its black and thin. and going to motion 4-5 times in a day. One more think I am suffering from skin disease(fungal infections) from childhood.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Yes, holding motion may be the cause of your skin diseases. Take urtiplex capsule 2 capsule twice, apply urtiplex lotion, take avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice with water before meal , mahamanjistharisht 20 ml twice after meal with water
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FAQs

Q. Is Fegus an antibiotic or a steroid?

No, Fegus is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to imidazole class of antifungals. It is used to treat candidiasis (thrush) occuring in the vulva and vagina.

Q. Does Fegus have any effect on contraceptives?

Yes, Fegus can damage condoms and diaphragms (barrier method of contraception), thereby affecting their efficacy. Therefore, instead of using these, you can use alternative methods of contraception such as contraceptive pills.

Q. How should Fegus be used?

Fegus should be used strictly as per the doctor’s advice. The usual dose of Fegus is one applicator full in the morning and one applicator full in the evening for 3 days. Your symptoms may disappear quickly, but it is important that you continue using the cream for 3 days. Consult your doctor in case you have any confusion regarding the medicine, if your condition worsens or if there is no improvement.

Q. How to store Fegus?

Do not store Fegus above 30°C. Store in the original container. Do not use the medicine after the expiry date shown on the outer packaging. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Q. Can Fegus cause any problems?

Fegus can cause certain side effects in some people. Using Fegus may cause mild and transient rash or burning sensations that generally disappear rapidly. Additionally, using Fegus for prolonged periods of time may make you allergic to it.

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