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Hifcon -100 Capsule

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Composition for Hifcon -100 Capsule

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Primary uses of Hifcon -100 Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Hifcon Capsule

Uses of Hifcon Capsule

Hifcon -100 Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth or vagina (thrush), skin and other parts of the body such as finger and toenails.

Hifcon Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hifcon are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

How to use Hifcon Capsule

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. Hifcon -100 Capsule is to be taken with food.
If you are taking oral solution, it should be taken one hour before any food or drink.

How Hifcon Capsule works

Hifcon -100 Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Hifcon Capsule

Expert advice for Hifcon Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Hifcon -100 Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take it with any heartburn medications - especially proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers.
  • Requires an acidic pH for absorption. Hence, take it with a full meal for best results.
  • Notify your doctor if you have taken steroids recently.
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Hifcon Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Hifcon Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Hifcon -100 Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hifcon -100 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Hifcon -100 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Hifcon -100 Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hifcon -100 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Hifcon -100 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Hifcon Capsule?

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If you miss a dose of Hifcon -100 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hifcon

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
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
ring like lesions in the groin area spreading to surrounding areas. Severe pruritis. Have a tendency to sweat in profuse manner
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
There is a kind of patch on my inner thigh which itches and is not going away for more than a week now despite applying itch guard on it daily. Please suggest an alternative medication. There is one new soft patch today where skin is not chapped yet.PS I just thought to use abzorb powder after sending this message since it felt moist down there. Now going to apply an ice pack as a remedy for the first time
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Don't use all such treatment, this is fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
I have cracks on tip of my penis I have diabetes. I applied ointment clindamysin phosphate gel.recommended by my family phycian. For last 10 day.I could not pull back foreskin
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections, you need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
What kind of disease is this is this any kind of infection.should I worry about it I'm currently taking HHSALIC oilment for this will it be OK.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
This is the kind of fungal infections this increase in size due to scratching. First of all avoid scratching this. Keep the area dry. Maintain good hygiene.along with this you can take: Silicea 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 1 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Silicea.0/Standard
Having diabetes for more than 6 yrs nowadays if sugar levels raises there were wounds in the tip of the penus and also the fungal infections pls help. My sugar levels pp 160-180 and after meals 220 - 290
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:For Diabetes: RECKEWEG - R40 - DIABETES DROPSDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in half cup of water before meals. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/Diabetes/products/R40-DIABETES-DROPS/Standard2. Thuja 30, dilutionDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water 3 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Thuja.0/StandardAlong with this start exercise morning and evening for atleast 30 to 40 minutes per day.Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight

Frequently asked questions about Hifcon Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Itraconazole
Q. What is Hifcon used for?
Hifcon is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Q. Is Hifcon an antibiotic?
Hifcon is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Q. Is Hifcon safe?
Yes, Hifcon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Hifcon a steroid?
No, Hifcon is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Hifcon stronger than fluconazole?
Hifcon is effective against a much wider range of fungal infections as compared to fluconazole. However, both drugs are equally effective and safe if used for same infections.
Q. Can I take Hifcon with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Hifcon and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Hifcon.
Q. Can I take Hifcon with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Hifcon when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Hifcon affect the action of oral contraceptives (birth control pills)?
There are no known interactions of Hifcon with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Hifcon and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Q. Does Hifcon treat ringworm (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, Hifcon is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
Q. Does Hifcon cause an increase in blood pressure?
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with Hifcon in some studies. However, this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have a history of high blood pressure or you are experiencing high blood pressure after taking Hifcon.
Q. Does Hifcon cause erectile dysfunction?
Yes, Hifcon can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Q. Does Hifcon cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with Hifcon. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Hifcon, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Hifcon can make your heart problem worse.
Q. Is Hifcon a sulfa drug?
No, Hifcon is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Q. Does Hifcon cause drowsiness (feeling sleepy)?
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Hifcon. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Hifcon, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Hifcon
Q. Does Hifcon cause hair loss?
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Hifcon in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Hifcon.
Q. Does Hifcon kill candida?
Yes, Hifcon has been shown to be active against candida and is indicated for the treatment of the infections caused by candida. It is indicated for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidasis.
Q. Does Hifcon work for nail fungus (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, Hifcon does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Hifcon for any infection and you must take the medicine for as long as it is prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the medicine until told by your doctor.
Q. Does Hifcon have penicillin in it?
No, Hifcon does not have penicillin in it.
Q. Does Hifcon make you tired?
Hifcon does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Hifcon, please talk to your doctor immediately as it may be due to an underlying liver problem or a heart condition with fluids in your lungs.
Q. Can I take Hifcon with aspirin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Hifcon when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Hifcon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Hifcon with Olanzapine
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Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac
Hifcon with Ziprasidone
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Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Hifcon with Carbamazepine
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Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
Hifcon with Haloperidol
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Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
Hifcon with Pimozide
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Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Hifcon with Amisulpride
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Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen
Hifcon with Quetiapine
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Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec
Hifcon with Aripiprazole
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Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Hifcon with Clozapine
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Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin
Hifcon with Loxapine
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Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris
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