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Fungicaspin 50mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Fungicaspin 50mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections. It kills fungi by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Fungicaspin 50mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your liver function should be monitored regularly during treatment.

It may lead to a few common side effects like fever, chills, increased liver enzymes and diarrhea. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Fungicaspin Injection

Side effects of Fungicaspin Injection

Common
  • Rash
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Fever
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased alkaline phospatase level in blood

How to use Fungicaspin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Fungicaspin Injection works

Fungicaspin 50mg Injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fungicaspin 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fungicaspin 50mg Injection 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fungicaspin 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Fungicaspin 50mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fungicaspin 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fungicaspin 50mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Fungicaspin 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fungicaspin 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Fungicaspin 50mg Injection in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Fungicaspin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fungicaspin 50mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fungicaspin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
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Brand(s): Evirenz, Estiva, Efamat
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
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Brand(s): Nevimune
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Patient Concerns

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
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
Red dot eaching fungal infections last one monthHi doctor good morning
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take Giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
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References
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