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Itzo 200 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Itzo Capsule

Itzo 200 mg 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.

Itzo Capsule side effects

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

How to use Itzo 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. Itzo 200 mg 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 Itzo Capsule works

Itzo 200 mg Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Itzo Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Itzo 200 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Itzo 200 mg 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
Itzo 200 mg 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.
Itzo 200 mg 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 Itzo 200 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Itzo 200 mg 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 Itzo Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Itzo 200 mg 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.
Itzo 200 mg Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • Itzo 200 mg 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 Itzo 200 mg 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 Itzo 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 Itzo

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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
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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FAQs

Q. Is Itzo safe to use?

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

Q. Does Itzo treat ringworm infection (dermatophytoses)?

Yes, Itzo can be used to treat ringworm infection.

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

No, do not stop taking Itzo 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 Itzo?

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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Narayanaswamy Street,Ramnagar, Ambattur,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India-600053
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Itzo 200mg Capsule. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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