Ifin Tablet 500mg

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ifin 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ifin Tablet

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Uses of Ifin Tablet

Ifin Tablet 500mg is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Ifin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Ifin 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. Ifin Tablet 500mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Ifin Tablet 500mg with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ifin Tablet works

Ifin tablet 500mg is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Ifin Tablet

Expert advice for Ifin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ifin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ifin Tablet 500mg
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ifin Tablet 500mg is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ifin Tablet 500mg is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ifin Tablet 500mg may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ifin Tablet 500mg should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ifin Tablet 500mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ifin Tablet 500mg should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ifin Tablet 500mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ifin Tablet 500mg is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Terbinafine, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ifin 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine

Ifin is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Ifin is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Ifin can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Ifin are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Ifin is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Ifin is not a steroid. Ifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Ifin is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Ifin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Ifin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Ifin is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Ifin is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Ifin can be taken with ibuprofen. 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 Ifin with amoxicillin?
Ifin can be taken with amoxicillin. 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 Ifin with metronidazole?
Ifin 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 Ifin with prednisone?
Ifin can be taken with prednisone. 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 Ifin with azithromycin?
Ifin can be taken with azithromycin. 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 Ifin with phentermine?
Ifin can be taken with phentermine. 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 Ifin with probiotics?
Ifin 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 Ifin with metformin?
Ifin can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, Ifin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Ifin exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Ifin for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Ifin has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Ifin.
Ifin can cause liver damage. Ifin can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Ifin every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Ifin and consult your doctor.
Ifin can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Ifin.
Ifin does not contain acetaminophen. Ifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Ifin has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Ifin.
Ifin is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Ifin is different from sulfa drugs.
Ifin has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Ifin.
Q. Does Ifin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Ifin. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Ifin.
Q. Does Ifin increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Ifin.
Q. Does Ifin cause autism?
No, Ifin has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Ifin cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Ifin has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Ifin.
Q. Does Ifin cause respiratory depression?
Ifin has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Ifin.
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