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Fusys 150 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Fusys Tablet

Fusys 150 Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Fusys Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Fusys 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. Fusys 150 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fusys Tablet works

Fusys 150 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Fusys Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Fusys 150 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fusys 150 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Fusys 150 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Fusys 150 Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Fusys 150 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.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Fusys Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Fusys 150 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Fusys 150 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fusys

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What ointment or tablet should be taken for fungal infections . Earlier i have taken fusys 150mg .kindly suggest there is a lot of itching i have also used flucart H ointment.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Plz visit for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few daysOral medicine can be advised under supervision of doctor
I am suffering from toe fungal infection last three years. Pls suggest medicine and I m not suffering from sugar.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You need antifungal medicine under supervisionYou can take fusys 150 week ly
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FAQs

Q. What is Fusys used for?

Fusys 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>Fusys 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 Fusys be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?

Fusys 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 Fusys also.

Q. Can Fusys be taken with azithromycin?

Yes, Fusys 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 Fusys cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Fusys. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Fusys.

Q. Is Fusys a steroid?

Fusys is not a steroid. Fusys belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Is Fusys an antibiotic?

Fusys is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.

Q. Is Fusys safe?

Fusys is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Fusys fungistatic or fungicidal?

Fusys 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 Fusys over the counter (OTC)?

Fusys is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Fusys with ciprofloxacin?

Fusys 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 Fusys with metronidazole?

Fusys 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 Fusys with probiotics?

Fusys 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 Fusys with clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin and Fusys 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 Fusys with omeprazole?

Fusys 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 Fusys with citalopram?

Fusys 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 Fusys with cetirizine?

Fusys 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 Fusys with erythromycin?

Use of Fusys 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 Fusys and erythromycin is not recommended at all.

Q. Can I take Fusys with nitrofurantoin?

Fusys 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 Fusys work?

Fusys works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Fusys treat bacterial vaginosis?

Fusys does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Fusys 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 Fusys treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Fusys 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 Fusys make you tired?

Fusys can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Fusys as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Fusys can affect your liver.

Q. Does Fusys contain penicillin?

Fusys does not contain penicillin. Fusys belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Fusys have sulfa in it?

Fusys does not contain sulfur. Fusys belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Fusys treat chlamydia?

Fusys does not treat Chlamydia. Fusys is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

Q. Can I take Fusys for yeast infection?

Fusys 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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