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Itraderm DS Capsule


Overview

Uses of Itraderm Capsule

Itraderm DS 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.

Itraderm Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rash
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Itraderm 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. Itraderm DS 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 Itraderm Capsule works

Itraderm DS Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Itraderm Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Itraderm DS Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Itraderm DS 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
Itraderm DS 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.
Itraderm DS 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 Itraderm DS Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Itraderm DS 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 Itraderm Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Itraderm DS 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Itraderm DS Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • Itraderm DS Capsule helps treat fungal infections of mouth, skin, vagina or any other parts of the body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Take it with food, preferably at the same time everyday.
  • Use a reliable method of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Itraderm DS Capsule.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop  allergic reactions, nerve pain, or hearing loss.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Itraderm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Itraderm

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I am suffering from Urticaria since 3 years. I has tried many things also ayurveda but still the same thing. Now I am thinking in dept in before 3-4 years back I have habit to hold motion for long time . I thinks this is the cause of my disease. I am taking levocetirizine once in 1-2 days. Right Now i am suffering from flatulence from last 1 month also i am not getting good motion all times its black and thin. and going to motion 4-5 times in a day. One more think I am suffering from skin disease(fungal infections) from childhood.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Yes, holding motion may be the cause of your skin diseases. Take urtiplex capsule 2 capsule twice, apply urtiplex lotion, take avipattikar churan 1 spoon twice with water before meal , mahamanjistharisht 20 ml twice after meal with water
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Itraderm safe to use?

Yes, Itraderm is safe when used as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Itraderm treat ringworm infection (dermatophytoses)?

Yes, Itraderm can be used to treat ringworm infection.

Q. Can I stop taking Itraderm if I feel well?

No, do not stop taking Itraderm and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Itraderm?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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