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