Itracan is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Itracan is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Yes, Itracan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Itracan is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Itracan stronger than fluconazole?
Itracan 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 Itracan with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Itracan and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Itracan.
Q. Can I take Itracan with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Itracan when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
There are no known interactions of Itracan with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Itracan and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Yes, Itracan is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with Itracan 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 Itracan.
Yes, Itracan can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with Itracan. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Itracan, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Itracan can make your heart problem worse.
No, Itracan is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Itracan. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Itracan, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Itracan
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Itracan in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Itracan.
Yes, Itracan 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.
Yes, Itracan does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Itracan 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.
No, Itracan does not have penicillin in it.
Itracan does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Itracan, 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.
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Itracan when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.