Medicine Overview of Itral Ointment
Itral 1% Ointment 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.
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
Itral 1% Ointment 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 Itral Ointment
Itral Ointment related warnings
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WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Itral 1% Ointment 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.
Itral 1% Ointment is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Itral 1% Ointment can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Itral 1% Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Itral 1% Ointment 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.
If you miss a dose of Itral 1% Ointment, 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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Frequently asked questions about Itral Ointment
Itral is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Itral is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Yes, Itral is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Itral is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Itral stronger than fluconazole?
Itral 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 Itral with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Itral and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Itral.
Q. Can I take Itral with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Itral 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 Itral with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Itral and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Yes, Itral 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 Itral 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 Itral.
Yes, Itral 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 Itral. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Itral, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Itral can make your heart problem worse.
No, Itral is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Itral. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Itral, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Itral
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Itral in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Itral.
Yes, Itral 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, Itral does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Itral 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, Itral does not have penicillin in it.
Itral does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Itral, 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 Itral when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
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