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Medicine Overview of ITRAFUNG CAPSULE
Uses of ITRAFUNG CAPSULE
Itrafung 100mg capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections and serious fungal infections.
Side effects of ITRAFUNG CAPSULE
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
How to use ITRAFUNG 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. It is better to take Itrafung 100mg capsule with food.
How ITRAFUNG CAPSULE works
Itrafung 100mg capsule stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on ITRAFUNG CAPSULE
Expert advice for ITRAFUNG CAPSULE
- If you are taking an antiacid, take it 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking itraconazole.
- Do not take Itraconazole, if you are pregnant, think that you might be pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- Itraconazole may make you feel dizzy, or have blurred/double vision, or affect your hearing. Do not drive or use machines if you feel dizzy, or if your eyesight or hearing are affected.
- Stop taking itraconazole and consult your doctor immediately, if you experience severe allergic reactions such as red and itchy skin rash, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, mouth, lips or eyelids, unexplained high temperature (fever) and feeling faint.
- Inform your doctor immediately, if you experience loss of hearing or hearing disturbances or ringing in the ears, blurred or double vision or sensitivity to light or inability to control urine or increased urination or diarrhea.
- Inform your doctor, if you have or have had liver or kidney problem, as the dose of itraconazole may have to be changed, and the liver function will have to be tested periodically.
- Inform your doctor before taking itraconazole, if you are suffering from HIV/ AIDS, or any other disease where your immune system is compromised.
Special precautions for ITRAFUNG 100MG CAPSULE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Itrafung 100mg capsule.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Itrafung 100mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get a+more
ffected symptoms like dizziness, blurred vision....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
URIMAX 0.4MG CAPSULE MR, PRAZOPRESS 2.5MG TABLET XL, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION
Frequently asked questions for ITRAFUNG 100MG CAPSULE
Frequently asked questions for Itraconazole
Q. What is itraconazole used for?
Itraconazole is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Q. Is itraconazole an antibiotic?
Itraconazole is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Q. Is itraconazole safe?
Yes, itraconazole is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is itraconazole a steroid?
No, itraconazole is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is itraconazole stronger than fluconazole?
Itraconazole 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 itraconazole with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between itraconazole and paracetamol if taken together. However, intercations can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting itraconazole.
Q. Can I take itraconazole with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between itraconazole when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does itraconazole affect the action of oral contraceptives (birth control pills)?
There are no known interactions of itraconazole on oral contraceptive (Ethinyl estradiol and norethisterone). However, these can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take itraconazole and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Q. Does itraconazole treat ringworm (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, itraconazole is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
Q. Does itraconazole cause an increase in blood pressure?
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with itraconazole 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 itraconazole.
Q. Does itraconazole cause erectile dysfunction?
Yes, itraconazole can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Q. Does itraconazole cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with itraconazole. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with itraconazole, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as itraconazole can make your heart problem worse.
Q. Is itraconazole a sulfa drug?
No, itraconazole is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Q. Is itraconazole safe in lactation or during breastfeeding?
Itraconazole is excreted in breast milk. So, expected benefits should be more than risks if itraconazole is to be taken during breastfeeding. If there is any doubt, the patient should not breastfeed. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does itraconazole cause drowsiness (feeling sleepy)?
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of itraconazole. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking itraconazole, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with itraconazole
Q. Is itraconazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no safety studies done in humans during pregnancy. It should be used in pregnancy only if the benefits are clearly more than the risks.
Q. Does itraconazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of itraconazole in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking itraconazole.
Q. Does itraconazole kill candida?
Yes, itraconazole 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 itraconazole work for nail fungus (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, itraconazole does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting itraconazole 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 itraconazole have penicillin in it?
No, itraconazole does not have penicillin in it.
Q. Does itraconazole need to be refrigerated?
Itraconazole does not to be refrigerated and also it should not be kept at a temperature above 25 degree celsius.
Q. Does itraconazole make you tired?
Itraconazole does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking itraconazole, 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 itraconazole without food?
The capsule form of itraconazole is best taken with food but the oral solution of itraconazole is best absorbed in the empty stomach.
Q. Can I take itraconazole with aspirin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between itraconazole when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can you take itraconazole with alcohol?
Itraconazole can be taken with alcohol as no clinically observed interactions have been noted between the two. However, interactions may occur. It is always advisable not to take alcohol if you are taking any medicines.<br>
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